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a.1.Nearly alike in form.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is probable that the fourteen specialized sensilla (presented below) should be regarded as ones that have evolved from plesiomorphous peglike sensilla or/and cupola sensilla.
It is probable that these sensilla (i.e., ribbon-like sensilla) evolved from a more plesiomorphous peg-like sensillum or cupola-like sensilla of belostomatids.