Endopodite

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En`dop´o`dite


n.1.(Zool.) The internal or principal branch of the locomotive appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilliped.
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of the Ohesaare Formation is interpreted here as a locomotory feeding trace (repichnia), presumably formed by an arthropod which excavated sediments by scarping its endopodites towards its midline.
For each image, an area on one of the endopodites and the last abdominal segment of the lobster was highlighted and analyzed for red and blue, and light intensity.
For each lobster image, both the red/blue (R/B) ratio and intensity for the endopodite and abdominal segment were analyzed.
Exopodite of legs 1 (P1) and endopodites of legs 1-4 (PI-P4) 2-segmented, exopodites of P2-P4 3-segmented.
Five pairs of biramous pleopods, their endopodites as laterally directed ovate lobes, endopodites oblong and posteriorly directed; all pleopods larger on longer side of body.
For females, the presence of ovigerous setae attached to the endopodites, the visual appearance of the ovaries through the dorsothoracic musculature, the presence and developmental stage of external ova attached to the setae, and the presence of a spermatophoric mass attached to the fifth abdominal segment were recorded.
In nonparasitized males, the petasma consisted of the typical complex of membranous folds and ridges in the endopodites of the first pairs of pleopods.