- aesthetasc seta
- Confined to antennule; thin-walled, smooth, non-tapering seta, rounded tip; without pore; annulus not evident [Ingle, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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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 seta — (Order Cladocera): Aesthetasc [Stachowitsch, 1992] … Crustacea glossary
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] … 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
sensilla — A modified seta found on the dactylus of the pereopods. It is similar to an aesthetasc, but has a heavier cuticle that is covered with many tiny lobes (often only visible in a scanning electron micrograph). (Pl. sensilla) [Wilson, 1989] … Crustacea glossary