olfactory seta
(Order Cladocera):
Aesthetasc [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • seta — A cuticular hair arising from the outside of the exoskeleton [Warner, 1977]. A cuticular outgrowth having recognizable basal articulation [Ingle, 1992]. A cuticular process that is clearly articulated with the basal cuticle. This structure comes… …   Crustacea glossary

  • olfactory hair — See aesthetasc [McLaughlin, 1980]. Sensory seta covered by delicate cuticle projecting from most antennules and antennae. (Syn. aesthetasc, esthetasc, aesthete, esthete) [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • aesthetasc(s) — See: esthetasc [Martin, 2005]. A long, tubular, sensory seta having thin cuticle, found on the antennula or antenna. Aesthetascs may have a chemosensory function, because males generally have more of these structures than females [Wilson, 1989].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • esthestasc — n. [Gr. aisthetes, perceiver; askos, bag] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Sensory seta covered by a delicate cuticular membrane, often projecting from an antenna or antennule; an olfactory hair …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • esthetasc — Aesthetasc [Stachowitsch, 1992]. See: aesthetasc [McLaughlin, 1980]. Sensory seta covered by delicate cuticle projecting from most antennules and antennae. (Syn. olfactory hair, esthete) [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

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