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serrate, serrulate

Odd Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Lucidota atra Chrysobothris rugosiceps Melsheimer - Chrysobothris rugosiceps - female Uloma imberbis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (S)
No Taxon serrate, serrulate
Explanation of Names
From Latin serra, a saw.
Identification
serrate, adjective - notched on the edge like a saw. The similar term serrulate means finely serrate, having very minute teeth or notches.

Diagram of antenna forms:


Examples of serrate antennae:

A serrate tarsus: