antennular flagellum
Multiarticulate paired filaments (sometimes flattened and lamellate) of the antennule (Fig. 3B). (Pl. antennular 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

  • 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

  • antennule — First cephalic appendage, usually with peduncle of three articles and two multiarticulate flagella (sometimes antenna 1) [Poore, 2004]. First pair of cephalic appendages (antenna 1) [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. First pair of feelers, or antennae… …   Crustacea glossary

  • 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

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