chaeta defined in 1951 yearchaeta - chaeta;
chaeta - Bristle, made largely of chitin, characteristic of chaetopod Annelida (bristleworms, earthworms) in which they occur in groups projecting from the skin, segmentally arranged. In some cases assist locomotion, e.g. earthworm. Term may also be applied to bristles of other animals, e.g. of Brachiopoda. See also: Seta.
near chaeta in Knolik
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