obtected definition

  • adjective:
    • covered; protected
    • Covered with a hard chitinous case, just like the pupa of particular files.
    • Covered; shielded.
    • Covered with a tough chitinous situation, as the pupa of specific flies; also referred to as obtect.
  • others:
    • Covered; safeguarded; specifically, in zoology, covered with a tough shelly situation.
    • In entomology, hidden under a neighboring part: specifically stated for the hemielytra of a hemipterous pest when they are included in the greatly enlarged and shield-like scutellum, like in the household Scutellerid√¶: in opposition to recognized.

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