Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4606

Minute spines located on various locations of the body of some insects; they usually are visible only under high magnification, and impart a rough feel to the body when they are numerous.

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