frontal suture


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Synonyms for frontal suture

the suture between two halves of the frontal bone (usually obliterated by the age of 6)

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Head with epistoma feebly convex on disc, finely microreticulate, distally confusedly rugose, on disc finely, sparsely and regularly punctured; clypeus subtruncate anteriorly, widely rounded laterally, thickly bordered, the edge feebly upturned and sparsely, rather shortely ciliate laterally; genae subauriculate, obtusely rounded, sparsely elongately ciliate, distinctly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture distinctly impressed; front distinctly regularly punctured.
Head with epistoma feebly gibbous at centre, irregularly punctured, punctation denser and coarser distally, very superficial and sparse on disc; clypeus subtruncate anteriorly, widely rounded at sides, distinctly bordered, the edge rather elongately bristled laterally; genae angulate, elongately sparsely ciliate, protruding more than eyes; frontal suture finely impressed laterally only; front very finely and sparsely punctured.
Head transverse with epistoma feebly gibbous at centre, finely sparsely and subregularly punctured, punctation somewhat irregular and coarser distally; clypeus anteriorly subtruncate, widely rounded at sides; distinctly bordered, edge elongately and sparsely ciliate laterally; genae acutely angulate, posteriorly truncate, elongately and sparsely ciliate, protruding much more than eyes; frontal suture extremely fine and faintly trigibbous; front sparsely and subregularly punctured.
Head with epistoma feebly convex, distinctly microreticulate, finely sparsely rather irregularly punctured; clypeus subsinuate at middle, widely rounded at sides, thinly bordered, edge feebly upturned and elongately bristled; genae distinct, ciliate, more protruding than eyes; frontal suture distinct, faintly gibbous at middle and at sides.
Head transverse, with epistoma feebly gibbous at middle, superficially microreticulate, sparsely regularly distinctly punctured; clypeus subtruncate, sparsely and elongately bristled at sides, bordered, edge cerciniform; frontal suture faint, feebly trigibbous; genae acutely angulated, posteriorly truncate, elongately and sparsely bristled, protruding much more than eyes.
Head with epistoma faintly convex on disc, superficially microreticulate, finely and somewhat irregularly punctured, punctation coarser and denser distally; clypeus truncate anteriorly, widely rounded laterally, thickly bordered, the edge feebly upturned and sparsely ciliate laterally; genae acutely angulate, elongately ciliate, strongly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture obsolete; front very finely and regularly punctured.