subcolony n. [L. sub, under; colonia, farm] (BRYO: Stenolae-mata) A functional grouping within a colony, in which the skeletons may or may not be of the same structure.
subcosta n. [L. sub, under; costa, rib] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A longitudinal vein between the costa and the radius.
subcoxa n. [L. sub, under; coxa, hip] 1. (ARTHRO) A secondary proximal subdivision of the coxopodite. 2. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) see precoxa.
subcoxal pleurites 1. (ARTHRO: Insecta) Sclerites that are separated primitively or fused, that form the pleural support for the coxa. 2. (ARTHRO: Chilopoda) Small, variously shaped sclerites associated with the bases of the coxa.
subcutical n. [L. sub, under; cutis, skin] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Newly secreted basal cuticle whose granular ultrastructure shows microfibrils that have not undergone orientation.
subdentate a. [L. sub, under; dens, tooth] Small teeth or notches.
subdiscal/subdiscoidal vein (ARTHRO: Insecta) The wing vein forming the posterior margin of the third discoidal cell.
subdorsal a. [L. sub, under; dorsum, back] Pertaining to the sector between the dorsal and lateral surface. subdorsal n.
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