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abdomen acute Amer antennae anteriorly apex apical Asuncion axillary Balansa basal basal angles basal joint base bracts branches broad broadly arcuate broadly rounded Caballero calyx coarsely convex corolla coxae densely punctate Dipt disk distinct distinctly dorsal elongate elytra evenly eyes feebly arcuate fifth finely Flowers fourth fovea fruit genus glabrous head and prothorax humeri impressed incrassate latter Leaves legs length lobes long as wide longer than wide male maxillary palpi median middle minute moderately narrower oblique obtuse one-half longer oval pale palpi panicles Paraguay pedicels peduncles petioles Pilcomayo River polished posterior pronotum prothorax pubescent punctures pygidium racemes scarcely scutellum segment short shorter shrub sinuate slender slightly wider sparsely punctate species specimens stamens stem stout strongly suture tergite third tibiae transverse truncate twice as long twice as wide ventral Villa Rica wider than long width
Page 254 - An elegant species, 1-1^ m. high, with many stout stems from the same root, the sheaths at the hase red, and the pure white feathery looking heads 2-4 cm.
Page 45 - Thomas, and Britton, Nathaniel Lord. An enumeration of the plants collected by Thomas Morong in Paraguay, 1888-1890. By Thomas Morong and NL Britton, with the assistance of Anna M. Vail. 8°. pp. . [New York, 1892]. (Contributions from the herbarium of Columbia college, no. 35.) , " Reprinted from the Annals of the New York academy ofecience», vol. 7.
Page 457 - ... regarded them as one of the subgeneric groups of Euplectus, had it not been for the fact that the male sexual modifications at the apex of the venter were found to be of a completely different type. The large, rhomboidal, tumid and carinate seventh ventral in the male Euplectus is here replaced by the oval, flat, laterally enclosed pygidium so characteristic of Ramecia, Actium, and other more or less widely separated genera; this indicates a real divergence from Euplectus far more pronounced...
Page 457 - PTEROPLECTUS (Raffray, 1898) grandicornis (Schaufuss). 1879. Chile. (Euplectus). Genotype. THESIASTES (Casey, 1893) Casey had the following to say regarding his genus (pp. 457-8) : "In general organization the species of this genus resemble Euplectus, but have the body much more minute, the head smaller and especially shorter, the frontal truncature narrower, the eyes relatively larger and more prominent, the tempora shorter and the abdomen completely devoid of dorsal carinae, although deeply impressed...