Origin of verticil
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Each spine between the two shells has a verticil of three forked lateral branches (fig. 9a).
At the middle, or in the distal half, each spine bears a verticil of three strong, irregularly formed ramified branches.
From each spine arise ten to twelve verticils of lateral branches; each verticil composed of three forked branches.
The terminal branches form either a similar verticil, or a bunch or corona, composed of numerous radial secondary spines.
Verticil: one of the whorls of long fine sensitive hair arranged symmetrically on the joints of the antennae in certain Diptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith