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fovea, foveae, foveate; foveola, foveolate

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (F)
No Taxon fovea, foveae, foveate; foveola, foveolate
Explanation of Names
From Latin fovea with the same meaning, foveola is diminutive.
Identification
fovea, plural foveae, noun - a large round depression on the surface
foveate adjective - having deep depressions which narrow towards the bottom, possessed of foveae.
foveola noun (plural foveolae?) - a small pit or depression in the integument
foveolate adjective - having small pits/depressions. (It seems that foveolate is used more frequently than foveate.)
Print References
Gordh, p. 372--entries for fovea, etc. (1)
Internet References
Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology (2) (fovea)
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.
2.Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology