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plumose

[′plü‚mōs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having feathers or plumes.
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Mesoventral groove long, extending to base of fixed finger; apical plumose seta of male flagellum complex obviously enlarged or flattened; covering part of the mesoventral groove Eremobates
The Golconda mine, near Governador Valadares, has produced a pocket of gemmy, plumose, brush-like indicolite crystals (to 8 x 2 cm).
2 times as long as pedicel, the basal 1/4 of arista becoming thick, the basal 3/4 of arista plumose, the longest hairs subequal to first flagellomere in width, facial carina lower and narrow, lower 1/3 of facial ridge with small setae, lower of parafacial brown, epistoma distinctly situated behind frontal angle in profile, gena black, with grey pruinosity, genal height about 1/3 of eye height, genal hairs black, and postgena with sparse light-yellow hairs, occiput lateral area with hairs, prementum without pruinosity, shining, about 2.
The Mxp3 endopods of Porcellana longicornis are somewhat different than those of other galatheids, since they have long plumose setae used to entrap particles in suspension.
The occurrence of simple stigmas in certain early-diverging herbaceous lineages has been interpreted as a reversal from plumose stigmas (Soderstrom, 1981: 44).
The scaphognathites, with their fringe of plumose setae, create a large functional "paddle" that increases the amount of current flow over the developing gill buds at the bases of the maxillipeds and adjacent area.
15, 16); appendages densely clothed with long setae, spines, plumose hairs and trichobothria.
2) Plumose setae, up to 1 mm in length, are restricted to the dorsal surface and are aligned along the closing edge of the propus.
The distal row is flanked on either side by a guard hair; these are flanked in turn by one or two companion hairs; an asymmetric hair is irregularly found between aesthetasc and guard hairs on the lateral side; and a plumose hair can be found in the same position on the medial side.
However, where the cornea is opposed by carapace it is covered by extensive plumose cuticular protrusions.
The last three features were weighted at 1 point each and based upon the presence and development or abundance of the transverse groove, tubercles, and plumose setae (Read and Govind, 1991).
The endopod of mature (vitellogenic) females is longer and wider than the exopod, and a mixture of plumose setae and long, thin simple (ovigerous) setae is present on the endopod.