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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The gills are bipectinate, with individual filaments showing basic similarities.
Microphobetron Dyar) in the presence of bipectinate versus laminate antenna and the presence of subequal tibial spurs (spurs are unequal in length in Microphobetron).
Second, prosobranch osphradia demonstrate a wide range of complexity, ranging from a hardly noticeable structure in Littorina littorea, to a large, gill-like organ--the so-called bipectinate osphradium--in Buccinum undatum.
Comparatively small, antenna bipectinate to tip, compound eyes naked, proboscis absent, labial palpi moderately long.