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Table 2

Chaetotaxy of one side of abdominal segments II–IX of male and female of Sturnidoecus from Turdus merula collected in the Azores, 2013. Trichoid setae of segment VIII are present in all specimens, and are not listed. Abbreviations: aps = accessory post-spiracular seta; psps = principal post-spiracular seta; ps = paratergal seta; ss = sutural seta; sts = sternal seta; tps = tergal posterior seta.

aps
psps
tps
ss
sts
ps
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
II 2–3 3 1 1 1 1
III 2–4 3 1 1 1 1
IV 1 1 2–3 2–3 1 1 1 1 2 2
V (0–) 1* 1 1 1 2–3 2–3 1 1 1 1 2–3 3
VI 1 1 1 1 1–3 2–3 1 1 1 1(–2)* 3 4
VII 1 (0–)1* 1 1 2–3 2–3 1 1 3 4
VIII 0–1** 1 1 1–2 1–2 1 1 4 4
IX 8–10 5
*

One aps is not present or one more sts is present on one side of one specimen;

**

aps are not present in one examined male.