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trichobothrium

[¦trik·ə′bäth·rē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
An erect, bristlelike sensory hair found on certain arthropods, insects, and other invertebrates.
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A grasshopper nymph produces vibrations while walking and flies produce noise and vibrations, which might be detected more easily by scorpion trichobothria (Brownell, 2001).
Spiracles on abdominal segments 2-7; a pair of trichobothria on abdominal segments 3-6, mesad of spiracular line (Fig.
7) almost elliptic, setose; sensory fields with eight trichobothria on basal rosettes and one marginal trichobothrium, without basal rosette.
Carapace with shallow constriction, slightly higher in cephalic part; surface with punctured sculpture; carapace dark brown with black eye field; covered in thin long colourless hairs, with scattered white scales among them and long bristles near eyes; two long trichobothria in constriction.
Representatives of the genus Ischnocolus can be distinguished from all other Ischnocolinae genera by the clavate (club-shaped) tarsal trichobothria, with small barbs on the surface, that are arranged in a short median apical row and by the maxillae having a lighter colour on the prolateral edge on the ventral surface than on the retrolateral edge, in both live and preserved specimens.
The trichobothria are capitates, partly or not covered by lateral margins of the prodorsal shield.
Paraprocts of two pieces, the proximal one joining the clunium, sensory fields with 14 trichobothria on basal rosettes, and one marginal trichobothrium without basal rosette; distal piece with a small sclerotized prong, distally truncate (Figs.
The structure, distribution and taxonomic importance of trichobothria in the Miridae (Hemiptera).
5); sensory fields circular, with 10 trichobothria issuing from basal rosettes and a marginal one without basal rosette (Fig.
For the current research paper, Prendini and colleagues gathered data for 195 morphological characteristics, including a detailed mapping of the positions of all trichobothria (sensory setae) on the pedipalps, among the species of Typhlochactidae.
Patella with 23 trichobothria on external face: 5 each in em and et series; 8-10 ventral trichobothria in a straight row along posterior margin.