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 apparent; pore usually present [Ingle, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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