cheliped


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cheliped

(ˈkiːlɪˌpɛd)
n
(of an arthropod) either of two legs which each carry a claw
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Distinguishing features: Narrow frontal margin with black/brown mottled legs and carapace, red granulated chelae and cheliped.
The major cheliped of males was larger than that of females and exhibited positive allometric growth to maturity, after which the level of allometry decreased.
Aggressive interactions were characterized by the extension of both chelipeds, and cheliped embracing or grasping.
THE EFFECT THE SIZE OF THE MALE'S LARGE CHELIPED HAS ON THE REPRODUCTION PATTERNS OF FIDDLER CRABS
Specifically we were interested in determining whether the larger cheliped on O.
Moreover, individuals occupying open marsh areas spent significantly more time eliciting reproductive behaviors such as cheliped waving.
Homarus travisensis, from the Fredericksburg Group of Travis County, Texas, is known only from a single cheliped (Stenzel, 1945).
Ecological implications of cheliped size in crabs: some data from Carcinus maenas and Liocarcinus holsatus.