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 ...
Short rearward-pointing bristles on the body of an earthworm make rectilinear
motion possible by grabbing the ground as the worm slides. FUNCTION.
Jan 1, 2015 ... 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 ...
The aortic arches in an earthworm function like the valves in a human heart. ... A:
Earthworms have bristles called setae on each segment of their body, that ...
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
Earthworms don't bite anyone because they don't ... because earthworms breathe
through their skin. ... bristles help the worm cling to its burrow when a bird or.
Earthworms have tiny retractile bristles along the body which help give it grip and
a slippery mucus covering, allowing the worm to move through even the ...
Although native to Europe, earthworms are found throughout North America ...
These segments are covered in setae, or small bristles, which the worm uses to ...
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 ...