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vibrissa, vibrissae

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (V)
No Taxon vibrissa, vibrissae
Explanation of Names
From Latin, vibrissa nasal hair.
Identification
vibrissa noun, plural vibrissae - obvious stout bristles on face below antennae (Tony Thomas)

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See Also
Print References
Gordh, p. 973 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.