endopodite


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endopodite

the inner branch of the crustacean limb.
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In contrast to that related by Vervoort (1969), the textual information and drawings from Cressey (1983) showed an Le4 endopodite with one seta and no spines, both in proximal and medial segments, and three setae and no spines in the distal segment.
In the present study, it was found that the medial segment of the Le4 endopodite of the H.
For each lobster image, both the red/blue (R/B) ratio and intensity for the endopodite and abdominal segment were analyzed.
Exopodite of legs 1 (P1) and endopodites of legs 1-4 (PI-P4) 2-segmented, exopodites of P2-P4 3-segmented.
The transverse striation is due to the endopodite movements which are made, above all, perpendicularly to the animal displacement, as one can see it from our video film.
The endopodite of each maxillule is muscularized and seems to be capable of some independent motion both in the anterior-posterior and mesial-lateral directions.
3) In stage 11 larvae, the endopodite of the second pereiopod has three segments, the second and third segments being at an angle to the first, which is not fully developed.
gammarus, movement of the endopodites of the walking legs is limited to slight twitching movements, which have been ascribed to mechanical connection of the two rami through the basis, rather than to any active movement of the endopodite itself (4).
of the Ohesaare Formation is interpreted here as a locomotory feeding trace (repichnia), presumably formed by an arthropod which excavated sediments by scarping its endopodites towards its midline.
Five pairs of biramous pleopods, their endopodites as laterally directed ovate lobes, endopodites oblong and posteriorly directed; all pleopods larger on longer side of body.
For females, the presence of ovigerous setae attached to the endopodites, the visual appearance of the ovaries through the dorsothoracic musculature, the presence and developmental stage of external ova attached to the setae, and the presence of a spermatophoric mass attached to the fifth abdominal segment were recorded.
In nonparasitized males, the petasma consisted of the typical complex of membranous folds and ridges in the endopodites of the first pairs of pleopods.