anterior setae

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cephalic setae — (NEMATA) Setae like sensilla of the outer of three circlets around the anterior neck region or mouth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsal setae — 1. (G.T.). 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Usually two peglike cibarial setae borne lateral and/or posterior to the anterior hard palate of the clypeopalatum of mosquitoes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • palatal setae — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Culicidae, four small peglike cibarial setae located on the anterior hard palate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • prevulvar setae — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Coccidae, large setae found anterior to the vulva on abdominal segments 6, 7, 8 …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • annelid — /an l id/, n. 1. any segmented worm of the phylum Annelida, including the earthworms, leeches, and various marine forms. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Annelida. Also, annelidan /euh nel i dn/. [1825 35; see ANNELIDA] * * * Any member of… …   Universalium

  • pseudorostrum — Anterior portion of gnathothorax in Cumacea, formed by pair of anterolateral parts of cephalic shield grown forward so as to meet medially in front of true rostrum [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Cumacea): Anterior part of carapace formed by… …   Crustacea glossary

  • maxilliped — Anterior thoracic limb (one, two, or three) modified to act as mouth part, its body segment usually fused to cephalon [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. One of a pair of three sets of appendages lying immediately posterior to the maxilla [Hobbs, Hobbs …   Crustacea glossary

  • spider — spiderless, adj. spiderlike, adj. /spuy deuhr/, n. 1. any of numerous predaceous arachnids of the order Araneae, most of which spin webs that serve as nests and as traps for prey. 2. (loosely) any of various other arachnids resembling or… …   Universalium

  • acarid — /ak euh rid/, n. 1. an acarine, esp. a mite of the family Acaridae. adj. 2. of or pertaining to an acarid. [1875 80; ACAR(US) + ID2] * * * ▪ arachnid Introduction       any member of the subgroup of the arthropod class Arachnida that includes the …   Universalium

  • apterygote — /ap ter i goht , ap teuhr /, adj. belonging or pertaining to the Apterygota, a subclass of primitive wingless insects that undergo little or no metamorphosis. Also, apterygotous /ap ter i goh teuhs/. [ < NL Apterygota name of the subclass, equiv …   Universalium

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