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n. - A network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex; Filamentous hairlike growth on a plant.

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  • Black, with cinereous tomentum and with moderately stout bristles.
  • Nothing can exceed the difference between the two, both in shape and tomentum.
  • Head silvery white, frontalia deep black, linear; tomentum of the thorax and of the abdomen more whitish than that of the female.
  • Antenn√¶ tawny, arista white; thorax and abdomen with bright silvery tomentum; tarsi whitish testaceous; wings limpid, veins pale.
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