plumodenticulate seta
Shaft usually quite thin, but always gradually tapering distally and often with setules confined to preannular region and denticles to post-annular; setules often long and thin, but sometimes short and broad, sometimes apposed to or interspersed with denticles; may grade into cuspidate setae [Ingle, 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

  • cuspidate seta — Shaft varying from thin to stout; setules prominent and often extending post annularly, setules with setulettes; setules sometimes grading into denticles and setae may grade into plumodenticulate type; socket usually prominent; annulus usually… …   Crustacea glossary

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