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More Information about: chaetotaxy
Term chaetotaxy
Explanation The study of the number and position of setae (bristles, chaetae, hairs) on the insects in systematics. The number, shape and placement of many setae is of big importance during identification and often has systematic value as well.
When using setae while identifying specimens, it is recommended always to check both sides (left and right) in case setae are broken or lost altogether on the side examined firsts. Pinned material is prone to breakage but loss also may occur in living flies, especially on legs. The presence of an 'empty' alveolus may indicate a broke seta.
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Submitted by Robert Nash
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07.03.24 00:01
Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

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17.08.23 13:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

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Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

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pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

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Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

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