fascia

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  • noun

Synonyms for fascia

a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

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Hindwing ground color white; subbasal fascia unmarked; antemedial and medial fasciae nearly as same as forewing's, but postmedial fascia broader than forewing's, strongly excurved in middle; subterminal fascia same as forewing's; outer margin cilia short, grayish white; inner margin cilia long, white.
Hindwing ground color white; subbasal fascia unmarked; antemedial fascia slender and light brown; medial fasciae broad, grayish brown; postmedial fascia broad, grayish brown and strongly excurved in middle; outer margin cilia medium-long, dark gray; inner margin cilia long, white.
Inner area of pronotum with the following fuscous marks: a pair of central longitudinal fasciae slightly broadened at both anterior and posterior ends; a pair of longitudinal indistinct marks between median parts of paramedian fissures and posterior ends of lateral fissures; a pair of fasciae along lateral fissures; and a pair of curved fasciae along lateral margins of inner area.
1A, E) ochraceous, but partly darker or brighter, with the following black to fuscous marks: a median longitudinal fascia slightly broadened posteriorly to reach to posterior margin of cruciform elevation; a pair of small roundish spots enclosing scutal depressions; a pair of inwardly curved fasciae along parapsidal sutures; and a pair of longitudinal fasciae on lateral sigilla, with their posterior ends hooked outwardly.
Mesonotum with a median longitudinal fascia which does not reach anterior margin of cruciform elevation, a pair of small roundish spots enclosing scutal depressions, a pair of fasciae along parapsidal sutures, a pair of irregularly shaped longitudinal fasciae on lateral sigilla, and a pair of tiny spots on anterior margin of mesonotum between the latter two pairs of fasciae.
Tergite 3 with 2 pairs of small spots transversely arranged along posterior submargin and a pair of short, lateral, longitudinal fasciae.
Postclypeus with fasciae along anterior 5 transverse grooves, a median longitudinal fascia of which anterior part divided into 2 parts, and a transverse fascia along posterior margin.
Postclypeus with a large median spot on posterior 2/3 of postclypeus and fasciae along ridges between transverse grooves.