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plu·mose

(plū'mōs),
Feathery.
[L. pluma, feather]

plumose

(plo͞o′mōs′)
adj.
1. Having feathers or featherlike growths; feathered.
2. Resembling a plume; feathery.

plu′mose′ly adv.
plu·mos′i·ty (-mŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

plumose

(plū′mōs) [L. plumosus]
Having a delicate, feathery growth.
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7 times longer than high; arista black, long plumose, with longest setulae more than height of 1st flagellomere.
1I) Coxa with 1 seta; basis with 2 setae; endopod 5-segmented with various number of setae; exopod with 34-36 plumose natatory setae.
Outer cheliceral face with many long and slightly curved plumose hairs (Fig.
4F) with caridean lobe moderately expanded, surfaces with few, weakly plumose setae; exopodal flagellum long.
3F): Biramous; protopod five-lobed, endites with 8, 3, 3, 3, 3 setae; endopod four-segmented with 2, 2, 2, 3 setae; exopod with five plumose setae.
Plumose structures could not be seen on fracture faces.
Endopod with single inner plumose seta, distal seta shorter than adjacent setae and with curved serrated tip (for enlarged illustration, see primary male: Fig.
Pubescence of the body generally whitish, dorsal side of head and thorax with a brownish tinge, paraocular region with black hairs, vertex with intermixed black hairs; anal fimbria brown; tibial scopa with anterior margin white, posterior margin brownish, hairs distinctly plumose.
5 times longer than broad; arista short plumose, most aristal setae about 1/2 length of its basal diameter; facial ridge low and flat, lower facial margin slightly projecting, with anterior margin of frons in same vertical plane; gena sparsely covered with dark gray pruinosity, genal height about 1/4 eye height; anterior margin of gena with 2-3 rows of upcurved subvibrissal setulae; postocular setae extending to ventral surface, the upper lateral area of the occiput hairy; proboscis slender, prementum shiny, about 3.
Cypselae glabrous to pubescent; pappus of plumose, capillary bristles, occasionally absent.
The flagellum complex consists of a dorsal row of striate bristles, the striae formed by very tiny setae, and a ventral row of plumose setae that are more plumose apically (Fig.