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A plural of pecten.
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Mechanoreceptive function of pectines in the Brazilian yellow scorpion Tityusserrulatus: perception of substrate-borne vibrations and prey detection.
cellulose), lignin and lignin degradation products, fats, proteins, and pectines (Schaumann 2006).
The major chemosensory organs of scorpions, the pectines (Cloudsley-Thompson 1955; Ivanov & Balashov 1979), are organized differently.
If the scorpion is placed in a clear-bottomed container, it may be possible to see the pectines on the underside of the thorax.
The parts of the body that were not ingested included the pedipalps and chelae, telson, heavily chitinized regions of the cephalothorax, pectines and the walking legs.
Pectines: pectinal tooth count 11-11; basal middle lamellae of the pectines not dilated; fulcra present.
Winning of grease, pectines, protein, fibrous portions from hydrolysis solutions etc.
Pectines are movable sensory appendages that extend from the mid-ventral surface of all scorpions (Cloudsley-Thompson 1955).
These scorpions are unique in possessing the ability to stridulate audibly by scraping nodules and/or ridges on the dorsal surfaces of their pectines against granules on the ventral surfaces of mesosomal sternite III, a remarkable behavior that presumably functions to deter would-be predators (Pocock 1904; Lourenco & Cloudsley-Thompson 1995; Armas 2001; Lourenco 2007).
40, 41); (2) pectines extending up to or beyond distal ends of coxa IV (females) or trochanter IV (males); higher pectine tooth counts: males 49-59 (n = 34 combs), females 32-43 (n = 26 combs); (3) more moderately developed carination and finer granulation on the carapace and tergites; central lateral carinae of carapace weaker, may be partially broken, and often not fully fused and continuous with posterior median carinae; conjunction of central lateral and posterior median carinae forming a strongly curved lyre configuration (Fig.