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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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1E) Coxal and basal endite with serially developed strong spines and multiple setae; endopod with 2+3 terminal setae
Acrotergites of notum I without setae, whereas acrotergites of nota II-III and abdominal terga I-VIII with setae (Figs.
sternal seta; fDS formula of dorsal setation; fSc formula of scutum setation; P poda; NDV numbers of dorsal and ventral setae.
Rostral (ro, 61-69), lamellar (le, 90-102) and interlamellar (in, 114-127) setae setiform, barbed.
Tubercle Number of setae Types of setae Cephalic chaetotaxy--dorsal side Cl 4 Ml Mc Af 6-7 Ml Mc me Oc 1 Ml (Di + De) 2 Ml or Mc (DL + L + So) 11 Ml, Mc, me Cephalic chaetotaxy--ventral side Vi 5 -- Vea 3 -- Vem 2-3 -- Vep 3 -- Labium 6, 0x -- Tubercle Names of setae Cephalic chaetotaxy--dorsal side Cl F G Af B A, O D Oc Ocm (Di + De) Di1, De1 (DL + L + So) not recognizable Cephalic chaetotaxy--ventral side Vi -- Vea -- Vem -- Vep -- Labium -- Table 2.
Ventral surface of gnathosoma with four pairs of setae, setae h3 longest; setae pc and h1 longer than h2 (Fig.
Male: gonocoxite without basal setae tuft; gonostylus with one apical and one preapical spiniform strong setae and one thin setae at middle; paramere complex, with a short capitate superior branch which has point-curved setae along its margin and other group of setae at base of the apical region; ejaculatory ducts with no strong modified apices; lateral lobe thin.
The tribe Euseiiniin subfamily Amblyseiinae was proposed by Chant and McMurtry (2005) on the basis of the presence of a posterior projection on the posterior margin of the sternal shield and on the forward migration of preanal setae JV2 and ZV2.