Ultrastructure of the aesthetasc (olfactory) sensilla of the spiny lobster, Panulirus argus

@article{Grnert2004UltrastructureOT,
  title={Ultrastructure of the aesthetasc (olfactory) sensilla of the spiny lobster, Panulirus argus},
  author={Dr. Ulrike Gr{\"u}nert and Barry W. Ache},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={251},
  pages={95-103}
}
The aesthetascs of the spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, are hair sensilla located on the lateral filaments of the antennules. Each hair is about 0.8 mm long and innervated by about 320 bipolar sensory neurons, the dendrites of which project as a bundle into the hair shaft. Each of the dendrites develops two cilia. Within a very short distance each of these cilia branches repetitively and dichotomously resulting in 8000 to 10000 outer dendritic segments per hair, or about 20 to 30 branches per… CONTINUE READING