exopodite

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exopodite

the outer 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.
hospitalis Fraser, 1920 by having in the female a genital complex that is at least half the length of the cephalothoracic shield (including frontal plates) and with small, rounded posterolateral lobes, a 1-segmented abdomen that is less than one-quarter the length of the genital complex, a maxillule with two large tines on the dentiform process, a maxilliped without a myxal process, a pair of non-bifid tines on the sternal furca, the spine on the first exopodal segment of leg 3 inserted distally on the basal swelling, a 3-segmented leg 4 exopod, and the inner lobe of leg 5 not protruding beyond the posterior margin of the genital complex.
Specimens do not exhibit the narrow exopod illustrated by Mulaik and Mulaik (1942) for Trichoniscus humus described from Eunice, Louisiana, which was synonymized with M.
Setal armature of appendages is described from proximal to distal segments and in order of endopod to exopod (Clark et al.
With the absence of the labrum and concomitant modification of thoracopods into exopods and endopods, these two genera are also excluded from any of the existing poecilostome families.
Also, the reduction of the exopod on the first maxilliped and the loss of the grooming apparatus on the carpus of the first pereopod are also remark able.
1H) Coxa with 7 setae; basis with 3 setae; no epipod; endopod 5 segmented with 5, 5, 2, 4, 4 setae; exopod with 27 plumose natatory setae.
Spines on exopod large and stout, slightly curved, longer than middle segment of ramus; terminal spine of endopod longer than those on exopod.
We used a light microscope and 400 x magnification to inspect the second antenna and the associated exopod and endopod.
Uropod exopod biarticulated, longer than proximal endopod article; endopod terminal article longer than other articles.