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sentus, senti

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (S)
No Taxon sentus, senti
Long, cone-like, unbranched projection ("spine") on an arthropod's body, bearing several setae.

Differs from a scolus in being unbranched and bearing setae along its length, not only at the tip.

Differs from a parascolus in conical shape and in bearing setae rather than chalazae. Typically senti are also proportionally longer than parascoli.

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.