punctate

[ puhngk-teyt or puhngk-tey-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF punctate

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Stri lineate on the lower part of the valve, punctate on the keel.

Punctate, dotted, either with minute holes or what look as such.

All three shell specimens are edge-incised, and two have punctate designs.

Most of the specimens from the Edwards Plateau have a punctate pattern (Fig. 9).

Valve semicircular, with obtuse apices; stri transverse, punctate; terminal nodules minute and indistinct.

Valve lanceolate; cost slightly radiate, punctate; median area broad, lanceolate.

Valve elliptical-lanceolate, obtuse at the apices; pseudoraphe indistinct; stri, 17 in 10 , punctate.

Axial area absent on the dorsal side; dorsal stri, 10 in 10 , punctate.

Ventral part hyaline except at the ends, which are obliquely striated, with short, punctate lines.

Valve elongated, asymmetrical with respect to the transverse axis; stri transverse, usually radiate, punctate.

WORD ORIGIN

"dotted, marked with dots," 1760, from Modern Latin punctuatus, from Latin punctum "point" (see point). Related: Punctation.

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