squamiform

squamiform

(ˈskweɪmɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Biology) biology resembling a scale: squamiform cells.
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For parthenogenetic females and both sexes of bisexual adults, we observed 6 types of sensilla, including hydrofuge scales, trichoid sensilla, 2 types of squamiform sensilla, tuft hairs and Bohm bristles.
2B), where 5 to 10 squamiform sensilla II (ssII) were surrounded by tuft hairs(Fig.