antennal flagellum
Multiarticulate, whiplike terminal part of the antenna (Fig. 1). (Pl. antennal flagella) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].

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  • flagellum — A long, multi segmented sensory appendage found at the distal ends of the antennae [Mauchline, 1984]. Antennal endopodite; thin, tapering, multiarticulate, elongate extension of antenna and antennule (distal to peduncle) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • antennal peduncle — Basal segments of antennule from which the flagella arise [Butler, T.H.]. Five basal segments of the antenna, from which the antenna arises distally [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. The basal segments of the antenna, from which the flagellum… …   Crustacea glossary

  • johnston's organ — ˈjän(t)stənz noun Usage: usually capitalized J Etymology: after Christopher Johnston died 1891 American physician : a sense organ in the second antennal segment of insects that responds to movements of the antennal flagellum and serves as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hectopsyllidae — Taxobox name = Hectopsyllidae image width = 220px image caption = Tunga sp. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota ordo = Siphonaptera infraordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • flagellomere — n. [L. flagellum, whip; Gr. meros, part] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, an individual subdivision or unit of the antennal flagellum; in mosquitoes 13 14 flagellomeres …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • meriston — n. [L. merizein, to divide] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The most basal annulus of the antennal flagellum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antenna — ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Antennal peduncle consisting of 5 articles, based on Uroptychus. [Baba, 2005] Mobile sensory appendages arising below the eyes at the front of the head. There are two pairs of these appendages, the first and second antennae. The …   Crustacea glossary

  • peduncle — A stalk like structure [AHD]. Basal portion of certain appendages; also fleshy part of body in some cirripeds (Lepadomorpha), between capitulum and attachment to substrate with or without armor of chitinous or calcareous beads, scales, or… …   Crustacea glossary

  • article — A segment of any limb, but usually applied to the antennula or antenna [Wilson, 1989]. Any of the segments of a limb or appendage. See: coxa, basis, ischium, merus, carpus, propodus, dactylus [Poore, 2004]. Any one of the subdivisions of an… …   Crustacea glossary

  • dipteran — /dip teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. dipterous (def. 1). n. 2. a dipterous insect. [1835 45; DIPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any member of the more than 85,000 species in the insect order Diptera (the two winged, or true, flies), characterized by the use of only one… …   Universalium

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