sieve tracheae

sieve tracheae
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Ricinulei, bundles of tracheae that arise from a tubule of an ectodermal invagination on the 8th somite; see tube tracheae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • tube tracheae — (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Opiliones, Solifugae and most spiders, tube like tracheae; usually unbranched ectodermal invaginations; see sieve tracheae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trachea — n.; pl. tracheae [L. trachia, windpipe] 1. The windpipe. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) For Arachnida, see tube trachae, sieve trachea. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The larger tubes of the respiratory system, lined with taenidia, opening to the outside …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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