vibrissal


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vib·ris·sal

(vib-ris'ăl),
Relating to the vibrissae.
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A delta vibrissal follicle was cut into a longitudinal serial of 1 pm-thick sections and stained with toluidine blue.
Another vibrissal follicle was cut into 1 [gamma]m-thick serial sections and examined with a scanning electron microscope (TM3030, Hitachi High-Technologies Co.
The other 35 labelled mechanoreceptors included 24 cells whose peripheral axons terminated in vibrissal FSCs: 12 were Merkel, 7 lanceolate, 4 reticular and 1 spiny.
Vibrissal angle relatively round and blunt, vibrissa strong and located at level of lower eye margin.
Mouthparts small, all yellow, palp round and short, vibrissal seta as long as anterior orb, other setulae of buccal margin short.
Mouthparts small, all yellow, palp rather broad almost round; vibrissal setulae moderately developed.
2x height of eye; pale setulose with 2 long setae on oral margin just below vibrissal angle.
8 height of eye, pale setulose, 3 setae on oral margin just below vibrissal angle, mouthparts yellow except sclerite inside buccal cavity dark brown, palp small oval; postgenal seta short but distinct.
Mouthparts small, all yellow; vibrissal setulae all short.
3 height of eye and having numerous fine pale yellow setulae, 3 short setae at vibrissal corner, mouthparts yellow except for two small brown spots deep to proboscis an anterior margin of roof of buccal cavity, 8 setulae on fr with no longer setulae in front of oc triangle, 6 short orb, especially anterior 4, becoming progressively shorter from back to front, 1 vti and 1 vte, pvt distinct and convergent, ocellars long, divergent, antennal segment 3 dark brown contrasting with yellow segments 1 and 2, arista dark brown to base.
4 height of eye and having numerous pale yellow setulae, 2 short setae at vibrissal corner, mouthparts yellow, 4 setulae on fr with 1 pair of longer setulae in front of oc triangle, 4 short orb getting progressively shorter from back to front, 1 vti and 1 vte, pvt distinct and convergent, ocellars parallel, antenna brown (though not as dark chocolate brown as in atriceps), arista dark, only extreme base of segment 1 yellow.
5 height of eye and having numerous rather longer yellow setulae, 2 short setae at vibrissal corner, mouthparts yellow, 8 setulae on fr with 1 pair of longer setulae above lunule and another in front of oc triangle, 3 orb with 1 short setula in front, 1 vti and 1 vte, pvt distinct and convergent, ocellars long, divergent, antenna yellow, most of second segment of arista dark.