bristlelike


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bristlelike

(ˈbrɪsəlˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a bristle
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Adj.1.bristlelike - resembling a bristle
armed - (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
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Fifth and sixth abdominal segments with normal setae; 5 am setae present; female subanal appendages swollen at the basal half and bristlelike at the apical third (Fig.
Some of those melanosomes, which include the first evidence of phaeomelanosomes in the fossil record, come from feathers on Confuciusornis, a bird that lived in what is now China about 125 million years ago, and from bristlelike filaments on the tail of Sinosauropteryx, a dinosaur that lived in the same region a million or so years later.
Leaf blades Ito 2-pinnate, the pinnae often deeply cut (pinnatifid); leaflets lacking bristlelike tips.
Mostly black coated with speckles of gray and white underneath, this species possesses long, black-tipped, bristlelike hair that begins to break off as temperatures rise after winter rains end.
Apical organ of Ant III with 2 sense rods in separate pits, Aai thin, short and acuminated, Ape slender bristlelike (Fig.
Dorsal vestiture very sparse, mostly very small, decumbent, silvery, simple to weakly sericeous setae, and frequently erect bristlelike setae.
Antenna: Segment I, set with black, sparsely set (each separated by the length of a seta), recumbent simple setae, with three longer, erect, black, bristlelike setae on inside near apex; segment II with numerous recumbent, black, simple setae, sparsely intermixed with relatively long, erect black setae; segments III and IV thickly set with recumbent pale setae.