endopodite

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endopodite

the inner branch of the crustacean limb.
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Arthrite well-developed, with four multicuspidate spines and three pinnate setae; with one surface seta; coxal endite, basis, exopod and endopod fused, with two proximal, two subdistal and three distal setae.
5C-E) 3-segmented, comprising coxa, basis, and 1-segmented endopod incorporating distal claw.
Endopod 2-segmented; first segment with row of spinules along inner margin and 2 setae; second segment with strong claw and 2 accompanying setae (1 of them very short).
Endopod 2-segmented, proximal segment with 1 distal seta; distal segment with 1 subterminal and 4 terminal setae.
1G) Endites separated by shallow notch and with multiple setae; bilobed epipod; endopod 4-segmented with 6, 3, 3, 4 setae; exopod with 14 plumose natatory setae; terminal segment with 3 terminal spines and 1 subterminal spine.
Ventral surfaces of all leg segments, including endopod, with coarse-pectinate scales (Fig.
Spines on exopod large and stout, slightly curved, longer than middle segment of ramus; terminal spine of endopod longer than those on exopod.
2G) biramous; 2-segmented large protopod with strongly arched intercoxal sclerite, bearing bifid, unsegmented exopod and endopod.
Uropod exopod biarticulated, longer than proximal endopod article; endopod terminal article longer than other articles.