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Arista

Definition

Appears as a bristle arising from the surface of the third antennal segment. It is actually the remnants of antennal segments and can show signs of segmentation. These segments are termed “aristomeres”. It can be bare, clothed in short hairs (”pubescent”) or long hairs (”plumose”). See figures of the head.

 
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