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arista, aristae, aristate

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (A)
No Taxon arista, aristae, aristate
Explanation of Names
Latin arista an awn.
arista, plural aristae noun, adjective aristate - A slender style or bristle, chiefly confined to the antennae of Diptera (flies).

Diagram of antenna forms:

Examples of aristate antennae: