setule

setule

(ˈsɛtjuːl)
n
a small bristle or spine on seta
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We observed three distinct types of setule cross-linkage: (I) within the setal fan of each podite, (II) between the setal fans of each podite, and (III) across the midline joining two appendages of a pair.
Working with an idealized cylindrical model of a setule, Huajian Gao and Haimin Yao of the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart, Germany, determined that the tip of such a hair should modestly dimple inward to achieve the greatest adhesion.
Secondary processes long; thin setules arranged in two distinct rows along length of setal shaft; setule density and distances between rows variable.
4A) 1.5 times longer than ramus and three times longer than lateral seta, middle inner seta about 2 times as long as middle outer seta, the latter ornamented only with setules (arrow in Fig.
The material was coated in gold and at least two sections of the filtration mesh of each specimen were photographed, specifically from the central area and the base of the setules. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) was made using a Zeiss DSM-960 and the distances between the central axes of the setules were measured from the micrographs.
1A-F and 3 A), the plumose setae are smaller, with sparse setules in relation to juveniles (Fig.
On legs II and III (Figs 20, 23) setae with adhering setules, making an impression of seta being nude, are also present.