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filiform

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (F)
No Taxon filiform
Explanation of Names
From Latin filum, thread.
Identification
filiform adjective - uniform throughout, like a thread. Applied to antenna.

Examples of filiform antennae:


Here's one that is partly (bi)pectinate, and partly filiform: