Head, thorax, scutellum, body and legs, entirely black.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
The posterior margin of the scutellum rounded; wings dark brown with a violet iridescence.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
Prae-scutellum: a sclerite, rarely present, between the meso-scutum and meso-scutellum.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The =embryo= consists of an =axis= and a =scutellum=.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Scutellum gray with black sides.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The bristles which are most distorted are those upon the scutellum, where they are sometimes curled together into balls.
"Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
The scutellum meanwhile feeds the developing embryo from the endosperm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
Bugs should be pinned through the scutellum, as the small triangular piece between the elytra is called.
"Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting" by William T. Hornaday