exopodite


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exopodite

the outer branch of the crustacean limb.
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These setae are organized in groups of 3, with an apical orifice, and are set between each plumose seta of the exopodite (Fig.
brucei: exopodite of A2 2-segmented with 4 setae, mandibular palp 1-segmented with 4 setae, the first segment of endopodite P2 with setae on inner side, abdominal somites with continuous row of spines edged on dorsal and discontinuous (of female) in the medial row of some longer spines on ventral side.
Standardized metric It follows from the above that the best measure available for use was the length (in ventral aspect) of the left first exopodite. This metric was used in all quantitative comparisons among maturity assessment methods and is recommended for future applications with these species.
For example, although the uropodal exopodite is jointed in the postlarva, it was never jointed in animals classified as stage IVC; however, the typical postlarval spine located on the outer margin was always acquired.
Paratypes, [female], 1.29 mm of length; general aspect of female as in Figure 4a, 4b; right 5th leg of female as in Figure 5 a, 5b where it can be seen that the endopodite corresponds to half the size of the first exopodite.
Not only are the body proportions different than in l ater stages, but they swim in an entirely different manner, using the exopodites of the walking legs rather than the pleopods of the abdomen as small juveniles do (Herrick, 1909).
Each maxilla [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4D OMITTED] of the first zoeal stage consists of a large scaphognathite (exopodite fused with epipodite) on the lateral portion of the appendage, a weakly bilobed endopodite and two bilobed endites on the mesial portion.
Table I Numbers of somata counted in the ganglion following dye infusion at the distal end of the basis in animals of different stages(*) Post larva Stage I Stage II Stage III and adult Exopodite 5, 5 6, 5 5, 6, 5 Endopodite 13, 13, 14 15, 12 12, 13, 13, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15 13, 14 * These numbers demonstrate that something approaching the full complement of motor neurons is present at hatching, but they cannot be considered definitive until silver intensification and antibody staining has been completed.
The female reproductive system consists of paired ovaries (dorsum-lateral to the digestive system, and connected in the middle, as an "H" shape) and oviducts, which are connected to gonopores located on the ventral surface of the exopodites of the second pereiopods.
chironomid head capsules and chitinous remains (carapace, exopodites, post-abdomens) of cladocerans under a 40-450x magnification binocular microscope.
Since the smell of food hardly reaches their chemoreceptor organs (antennules), crayfish generate water currents by waving their fan organs (exopodites of maxillipeds) to draw odor molecules [15, 16].
bourdonis in that the frontal lamina of its head is not demarcated, its body is more rounded, it has dorsally visible coxal plates on more pereomeres, its pleopodal endopodites are larger than its exopodites, and its uropods touch each other medially.