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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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Male and female genital fields resemble those of Unionicola; pedipalps slightly elongate; first walking leg with distinctive setal pattern and arching distally in tibia, and arching centrally in tarsus.
According to Setal IT Manager Carlos Jose Fonseca, apart from increasing the availability of accurate data, the upgrade and expansion of IFS Applications will meet the critical need for compliance with regulatory requirements, including NF-e, FCONT and SPED.
The plumose setae have long setules, which are arranged in opposition to each other on the setal shaft and slant upward.
First antennal segment moderately incrassate apically, with setal length at least basally exceeding width of beads, setae also narrowly lanceolate at most (Fig.
Petrobras contracted Technip/Fels Setal to build the hull and main facilities of the P-52 platform, which is expected to be ready for commercial operation by the end of 2006.
1)--Dorsal shield smooth; with 14 pairs of lyrifissures and eight pairs of pores; setal pattern 10A:9B; 352 (326-366, 336) long and 282 (271-305, 274) wide; setal lengths: j1 31 (30-34, 31), j3 39 (37-41, 41), j4 7 (7-8, 7), j5 7 (6-8, 8), j6 8 (6-8, 8), J2 9 (8-10, 10), J5 7 (6-8, 7), z2 17 (15-18, 15), z4 12 (11-13, 11), z5 7 (7-8, 7), Z1 9 (7-11, 11), Z4 112 (107-116, 113), Z5 223 (214-229, 229), s4 89 (85-92, 92), S2 11 (10-12, 12), S4 10 (9-11, 11), S5 9 (8-11, 8), r3 13 (12-15, 15), R1 10 (8-11, 10).
No subapical setae, and discal setal area restricted to six weak setulae.
Erosions, at least initially, are not associated with structures of the shell such as setal pores or tegumental glands (Smolowitz et al.
DISCUSSION: Randallophorus keys roughly to Sthenaridea in Schuh (1984, as Paramixia; 1991) and Schuh and Schwartz (1988) based on the shared lack of scalelike setal patches and bands on the hemelytra, the simple slender antennal segment II, the scattered scalelike pleural setae, and the simple, tubelike endosoma lacking an apparent gonopore.
The setal arrangement suggests that this species might have interesting and unusual behavior or sensitivity to an as yet unknown stimulus.
In 2002, Ronald Fearing, a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, was able to produce two artificial hair tips, while Autumn and colleagues concluded that "both artificial setal tips stuck as predicted and provide a path to manufacturing the first dry, adhesive microstructures.
The Technip/Fels Setal consortium has been awarded by Petrobras Netherlands BV (Petrobras) a contract worth approximately USD 639 million for the engineering and construction of the P-51 semi-submersible production platform -- the sister unit to the P-52 platform awarded late last year to the same consortium.