In biology, setae /ˈsiːtiː are any of a number of different bristle- or hair-like
structures on living organisms. Animal setae. Invertebrates. Setae on
the foreleg of a ma...
Clitellata annelids, including earthworms and some leeches, have fewer setae.
Some worm bristles are long; others are short and hooked. They can be flowing ...
The bristles on earthworms are called chaetae (key-tee). They are made out of
chitin and are used in locomotion. Earthworms use them as a sort of brake, ...
Aug 11, 2014 ... Short rearward-pointing bristles on the body of an earthworm make rectilinear
motion possible by grabbing the ground as the worm slides.
Earthworms create tunnels in the soil by burrowing, which aerates the soil to ...
The bristles or setae help anchor and control the worm when moving through soil
Q. How can you tell the head of an earthworm from the tail end? A. The head of
the ... A. Earthworms have bristles or setae in groups around or under their body.
Earthworms belong to the Oligochaetes-which means 'few bristles' and are
represented by 27 species of earthworm here in the UK. Worldwide there are
A: Earthworms have bristles called setae on each segment of their body, that
move in and out to grip the ground and push them along. The bristles work as
Earthworms have bristles called setae on each segment of their body, that move
in and out to grip the ground and push them along. The bristles work as anchors
Jun 12, 2012 ... The earthworm's body is divided into segments. Each segment has a number of
setae or very small bristles that earthworms use to help them ...