Notopodium


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No`to`po´di`um


n.1.(Zool.) The dorsal lobe or branch of a parapodium. See Parapodium.
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There are 8 thoracic segments and paleae are present in the inferior thoracic notopodium. Abdominal capillary neurosetae are in a line, paleae are absent, and the manubrum is short in notopodial tori.
Single dorsal cirrus on each notopodium. Two types of notose- tae: 1) white and thin capillary setae, with an elongated tip and serrated margin, and 2) hook-shaped uncini, straight, and margin with 9 to 11 rows of spines (Fig Id).
Median parapodia (Figure le) with capillary setae only, 6-9 in the notopodium and 6-11 in the neuropodium, those of the posterior row longer, uniformly thinner, very slender (3-4 [micro]m) and less hirsute, as long as body width.