dorsocentral bristles
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, a longitudinal row of bristles on the mesonotum, laterad of the acrostichal bristles; absent in many groups.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • inner dorsocentral bristles — see acrostichal bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsal bristles — see dorsocentral bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intra-alar bristles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, a row of two or three bristles between the supra alar and dorsocentral bristle groups …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsocentrals — see dorsocentral bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Chaetotaxy — The chaetotaxy of the thorax of a muscoid fly Chaetotaxy is taxonomy based on the position and size of bristles on an insect or the arrangement itself. It is especially important in Diptera in which group it was formalised by Ernst August… …   Wikipedia

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