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pressed close to or lying flat against something

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Antennae: with segment 1 and basal two thirds of segment II pale yellow, remainder of segment II plus entirety of segments III and IV black, segment I bearing 3 erect spinose golden setae, all segments thickly covered with short, appressed pale setae intermixed with scattered short semi-erect golden-brown setae, lengths of segments I-IV-0.
All femora dark brown with short appressed black setae and some longer erect white setae in ventral parts.
The branches, with our plant three at number, are almost at right angles where they branch off, bending soon upward, shorter than the top spike, always simple and with a primary bract similar to the scape bracts but somewhat wider, and solidly appressed to the branch.
Antennular peduncles stout, somewhat depressed dorsoventrally, contiguous, thus mesial faces flat; first segment unarmed on distolateral and distomesial margins; dorsal surface with low elevation proximolaterally, but without conspicuous proximolateral tubercle; stylocerite broad, closely appressed to peduncle, reaching distolateral angle of second segment, lateral margin notably convex; second segment nearly as long as broad to slightly longer than broad, with moderately large distomesial tooth.
Redcedar leaves come in two types; one type is scale-like, dull pointed, closely appressed to the twig and about 1/16 inch long; the other leaves are awl-like about 1/4 to 1/2 inch long pointing away from the twig (11).
In mesophyll cells of CF-treated leaves, ovoid chloroplasts were tightly appressed to cells walls and had thylakoid membranes with parallel alignment.
Host cells appear healthy although hyphae, sheathed by a matrix, are closely appressed to the epidermis.
5 cm wide, nearly equal, often with an enlarged base, hollow, tough and fibrous; surface dry, light brown below the annulus due to cotton-scaly appressed hairs, white above the annulus.
Female genital field with two pairs of acetabular plates, and each plate similar in shape and apparently unmodified and bearing usually two or three acetabula; anterior female acetabular plates with two, long, inner setae, posterior plates with a single, long, inner seta; all four female acetabular plates closely appressed to one another with setae forming a central mass; male genital field with a single pair of acetabular plates forming a nearly circular field that is on the venter or absolutely posterior by not extending up onto the dorsum, and lacking thick setae or spines; pedipalps subcylindrical and well sclerotized; male and female walking legs similar and lacking obvious sexual dimorphism; typical species have large, moveable spines on tubercles on the first walking leg.
Upper leaves are erect-spreading when wet, loosely appressed when dry; to 2.
Elytral and posterior wing theca closely appressed, curved ventrally around body; elytral theca extending to middle of abdominal segment III; posterior wing theca extending to middle of abdominal segment IV.
Each cataphyll is divided into two regions: a massive leaf base with two large stipules, and an imparipinnate compound lamina with 5-6 articulate leaflet pairs; the vestigial leaflets of the cataphylls remain appressed to the thick rachis and the terminal leaflet folds (Fig.
6), with a few appressed teeth ventrally, strongly arcuate in lateral view (Fig.