Of a dull brick-red colour: the ground colour is testaceous to pale rufous
More example sentences
- The three specimens in the UNIMAS Collection examined slightly varied in the coloration of tibiae from dark testaceous to fulvous, two specimens have a yellowish femora and darker brownish tibiae.
- The specimen before me has the same part of a dull testaceous color, being not at all conspicuous and in feeble contrast with the black ground color.
mid 17th century: from Latin testaceus (from testa 'tile') + -ous.
Definition of testaceous in:
- The US English dictionary