词汇术语表 beginning with D

Illustrated glossary of morphological and biological terms
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Darwincore

[Wikipedia] Darwin Core (often abbreviated to DwC) is a body of data standards which function as an extension of Dublin Core for biodiversity informatics applications, establishing a vocabulary of terms to facilitate the discovery, retrieval, and integration of information about organisms, their spatiotemporal occurrence, and supporting evidence housed in biological collections. It is meant to provide a stable standard reference for sharing information on biological diversity.

dealate

Generally refers to the lifestage of a queen that has shed her wings, usually after having mated.

directional terms
dorsal

On or of the functionally upper surface.

dorsum of mesosoma with dense pubescence (Nylanderia)

The mesosomal dorsum is covered in dense overlapping pubescence giving it a dull appearance. Used in Antkey to separate Nylanderia bourbonica, Nylanderia fulva and Nylanderia steinheili from Nylanderia flavipes, Nylanderia guatemalensis, Nylanderia terricola and Nylanderia vividula.

dorsum of mesosoma with sparse pubescence (Nylanderia)

The mesosomal dorsum is shiny and either lacking pubescence or has very sparse pubescence, but is never covered in dense overlapping pubescence giving it a dull appearance. Used in Antkey to separate Nylanderia flavipes, Nylanderia guatemalensis, Nylanderia terricola and Nylanderia vividula from Nylanderia bourbonica, Nylanderia fulva and Nylanderia steinheili.

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