Sentence Examples


  • The axis is often continued beyond the last flower or glume as a bristle or stalk.
  • In insects so widely separated as bristle-tails and moths this occurs occasionally.
  • The Pentatomidae, bristle-bearing tubercles on the legs are scraped across a set of fine striations on the abdominal sterna.
  • This order includes the bristle-tails and the springtails.
  • In the Machilidae and Lepismidae (these two families are known as the Ectotrophi) the maxillae are like those of typical biting insects, and there is a median tail-bristle in addition to the paired cerci; while in the Campodeidae and Japygidae (which form the group Entotrophi) the jaws are apparently sunk in the head, through a deep inpushing at the mouth, and there is no median tail-bristle.