acicula

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acicula

[ə′sik·yə·lə]
(botany)
A needle-shaped part, for example, of a plant or crystal.
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Aciculae in posterior parapodia with a stout end, and an apical tooth.
The other difference with Scoloplos cylindrifer is the absence of emerging abdominal neuropodial aciculae in Scoloplos juanfernandezensis n.
Diagnosis: The antennae and peristomial cirri are short and the aciculae are black, as are the bidentate subacicular hooks.
On the contrary, some features were regarded as useful such like the start of branchiae and their development, as far as the specimen's age is taken into account, and the color of aciculae.
is characterized by the number of its thoracic chaetigers, branchiae, uncini and bilobed abdominal neuropodia with protruding aciculae. Rev.