bipectinate


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bipectinate

[bī′pek·tə‚nāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Of the antennae of certain moths, having two margins with comblike teeth.
(zoology)
Branching like a feather on both sides of a main shaft.
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Pedicel cap-like and with a dorsal cleft, bearing 1 or more dorsoapical setae; flagellomere 1 frequently sharply deflexed, extended from ventral surface of pedicel; arista bipectinate.
asinina has two bipectinate gills, positioned slightly to the left of the center in the mantle cavity and pointing anteriorly (Figs.
Small; antennae brown, bipectinate except distal 1/3; vertex covered with short pale gray scales; compound eyes dark brown, naked and large; labial palpi upturned and porrect, covered with brown scales except for orange scales ventrally.