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].

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  • 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

  • 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

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