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seta

[′sed·ə]
(biology)
A slender, usually rigid bristle or hair. Also known as chaeta.
In mosses and liverworts, the stalk of the sporophyte supporting the capsule.
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Antennae usually formed by 3 conspicuous setaceous sensilla, with lower sensillum noticeably longer than others (Fig.
Abdomen setaceous, yellowish dorsally with sparse dark spots, lighter ventrally.
009 mm; n = 14), 2 medial setaceous sensilla, and 2 basiconic sensilla near the ventral border.
sessile bisexual spikes, usually distigmatic flowers, no prophylls, setaceous bracts); and (4) Psyllophora (Degl.
Inflorescence terminal, umbellate, 5-19 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, with 6-10 primary involucral bracts, the lowermost 1-2 leaf-like and exceeding the inflorescence, the uppermost setaceous, lowest involucral bract 10-30 cm long, 1.
Macrosetae present on leg IV, tibia, basitarsus and distitarsus measuring 55, 28 and 25 in length, respectively, all setaceous (Fig.
Unguiculus setaceous and with broad, rounded basal lamella (Figs.