plumose seta
A feather-like seta that has two dense rows of thin, long setules beginning at the base of the seta and continuing to the tip [Wilson, 1989].
seta, with distolateral processes, resembling a feather. (Pl. setae) [Butler, T.H.].
Shaft thin, ampulla sometimes prominent; setules long, dense, to sparse and alternating on shaft and sometimes in discernible groups, often with setulettes; pore absent; annulus inconspicuous or absent; denticles absent [Ingle, 1992].

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