exopodite

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exopodite

(ɛkˈsɒpəˌdaɪt)
n
(Zoology) zoology the outermost of the two projections on the hind legs of certain crustaceans
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In the Texas specimens, however, the exopod of pleopod one has a rounded apex as illustrated for M.
amboinensis is interrupted at the end of the sixth abdominal somite and the anterior third of the telson, while the lateral branch of each uropodal exopod presents one proximal and one distal white spot (see Baeza, 2010, p.
The first grapsid zoeae can be distinguished from other grapsid larvae by the reduction of the antennal exopod to a small seta (Fransozo et al.
2G) biramous; 2-segmented large protopod with strongly arched intercoxal sclerite, bearing bifid, unsegmented exopod and endopod.
Uropod with broad mmi; exopod with two small spines at posterolateral angle and with distinct transverse suture; posterolateral projection of protopod terminally blunt.
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.
Adjacent to pocket is a small, fleshy lobe tipped with papillae; lobe appears to be at base of exopod rather than on basis (Fig.