from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small enclosed area, especially one of the small spaces on the wings of insects, circumscribed by the veins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small inclosed area; esp. one of the small spaces on the wings of insects, circumscribed by the veins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small areola.
- n. Same as areola, 1.
Wings narrow; veins complete, distinctly marked; first cubital areolet rather short, divided from the second by the oblique first cubital rim; discal areolet large, hexagonal; subanal and anal veins united at some distance from the border.
Fore wings black along the costa towards the base, where there are two black points; a small black dot at the tip of the discal areolet.
Head with gilded pubescence, cinereous behind and beneath; antennæ tawny, second joint above towards the tip and third joint piceous; thorax slightly covered with gilded tomentum; pectus with cinereous tomentum; abdomen with gilded tomentum towards the tip; legs tawny, femora mostly black, tibiæ with black stripes; wings cinereous, dark-brown about the costa, veinlet which bisects the subapical areolet incomplete, as it is also in the following species; halteres tawny.
Antennæ and legs black; thorax slightly covered with cinereous tomentum; stripes, pectus, and underside of the abdomen hoary; tibiæ red, with black tips; wings brownish grey; radial areolet with a slate-coloured stripe.
Wings moderately broad, veins rather irregular; discal areolet large, quadrilateral; externo-medial veins, subanal vein, and anal vein very slight; subanal vein and anal vein united at some distance from the border.