Notal comb see genal comb

notate a. [L. nota, mark] Marked by spots or depressed marks.

notation n. [L. nota, mark] The method of identifying characters by a system of numbers, letters or ratios.

notaulix n.; pl. -lices, [Gr. notos, back; L. aulix, furrow] (AR-THRO: Insecta) One of a pair of grooves on the mesoscu-tum, from the front margin to one side of the midline and extending backward; divides the mesoscutum into 3 parts: a median lobe between the notaulices and a lateral lobe on each side (parapsides).

notch n. [ME. nock, a notch] (MOLL: Gastropoda) A break or irregularity in the peristome, denoting the position of the siphon.

notched a. [ME. nock, a notch] Nicked or indented; usually of a margin.

notocephalon n. [Gr. notos, back; kephale, head] (ARTHRO: Insecta) 1. In Notonectidae, the dorsal view of the head. 2. (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In Arachnida, the dorsal shield of the prosoma.

notocirrus n. [Gr. noton, back; L. cirrus, curl] (ANN: Polyuchaeta) Cirrus of the notopodium.

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