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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Head dark gray; antenna brown, bipectinate; labial palpus short, blackish brown.
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Comparatively small, antenna bipectinate to tip, compound eyes naked, proboscis absent, labial palpi moderately long.