basipodite


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basipodite

the segment of the crustacean limb proximally attached to the coxopodite and distally supporting the exopodite and endopodite.
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Both species present a knob at the proximal inner corner of basipodite II, but the shape of the second segment of exopodite is different, without inner margin concavity present in this new species (see figures in Kiefer, 1936).