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scolus, scoli

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (S)
No Taxon scolus, scoli
Branched projection ("spine") usually more than 5 times as long as wide, each branch with a single terminal seta.

Differs from a parascolus in being proportionally longer (parascoli typically 2-3 times longer than wide) and bearing setae rather than chalazae.

Differs from a sentus in being branched and bearing setae only at the tips of the branches.

Print References
Rees et al., p. 396(1)
Works Cited
1.Larval key to Genera and selected Species of North American Cocinellidae (Coleoptera)
Rees, B. E., Anderson, D. M., Bouk, D., and Gordon, R. D. 1994. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington, vol. 96(3), pp. 387-412.