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flagellum, flagellomere

Alloterra trilineata - Alloterra trilineatus - female Antenna - Clinohelea bimaculata - female Blue Streaks (ventral head) - Psorthaspis planata - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (F)
No Taxon flagellum, flagellomere
Identification
Antennal unit.
The three basic units of an insect antenna are the: scape (base), the pedicel (stem), and the flagellum, a whip-like structure. Each segment of the flagellum is referred to as a flagellomere.
Internet References
Images linked to above are from Tree of Life and Matthew Kweskin (dead links as of 27 November 2020--replaced with links to BugGuide glossary entries)