[Taxacom] wing shape terminology

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 11:13:59 CDT 2020


Dear colleagues,

Some species of moth I work with have hindwings that are triangular, but
with convex sides (usually noticeably on just two sides, with one straight
or more or less so). I am interested to know if there is a term used to
describe triangular forms that have convex sides whether in plants or
animals. The nearest I have seen so far is semi ellipse, but that has two
sides, one straight and one as a single convex curve.

John Grehan


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