denticle

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small pointed ridge on the exoskeleton of an arthropod

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Denticle structure is also examined with respect to prey type and feeding strategy adopted by each species to gain a better understanding of denticular function.
The denticular spines form a circle around a taste papilla, and the ridges on the crown are often curved, presumably to direct water flow around the taste bud.
Denticular margin of the movable finger with 9-12 oblique rows, with outer and inner accessory denticles, but without supernumerary denticles.
Stigmata elliptical; metasomal segment V: VL carinae uniformly granular, ranging from a row of small granules to small blunt tubercles, none of which is noticeably larger than the rest; denticular margin of the movable finger of the pedipalp chela with 12 oblique granular rows....
Total length up to 45 mm; general color straw yellow; stigmata rounded; metasomal segment V: VL carinae with 2 or 3 large, tall tubercles or small apophyses in the middle, which are clearly distinct from the remaining granules in the row; denticular margin ofthe movable finger ofthe pedipalp chela with 9 or 10 oblique granular rows....