setigerous


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setigerous

[sə′tij·ə·rəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
Referring to a segment with setae.
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11) transversal, its main body formed by anterior lobe, posterior lobe reduced to narrow transverse rim along its posterior margin; anterior margin forming broad, flattened collar, anterolateral angles obtuse; distinctly marginated laterally, lateral margin with row of almost regularly arranged long setigerous tubercles; disc with more or less longitudinal rows of long setigerous tubercles.
Scutellum: flatter than in macropterous condition, somewhat raised posteriorly; disk with evident longitudinal median carina, with recumbent setigerous tubercles.
Inheritance of stolon development, rhizome development and setigerous lemmas in the Digitaria milanjiana complex, and its taxonomic significance.
Body size was determined by counting the number of setigerous segments and measuring body length with an ocular micrometer at 6.4 or 16 x.
Elytral striae represented by shallowly impressed, shining double lines, interrupted by small punctures separated by 2-3 diam of a puncture; intervals on disc with sparse, minute, simple punctures; lateral intervals with small, setigerous tubercles, setae erect and minute.
The number of setigerous segments is always 16; setigers 1-3 only have notosetae; setigers 4-15 have uncini and notosetae, aud setiger 16 only notosetae; the last segment bears a reduced parapodium which lacks setae.
The relationship of maximum clearance rate to body volume was estimated for larvae of Armandia brevis with 6 to 16 setigerous segments.