endopod


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endopod

(ˈɛndəʊˌpɒd) or

endopodite

n
(Zoology) the inner branch of a two-branched crustacean
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Setal armature of appendages is described from proximal to distal segments and in order of endopod to exopod (Clark et al.
Endopod 2-segmented, proximal segment with 1 distal seta; distal segment with 1 subterminal and 4 terminal setae.
We used a light microscope and 400 x magnification to inspect the second antenna and the associated exopod and endopod.
Endopod of first pleopod sexually dimorphic; in male (Figs.
Lateral lobule of endopod of male first pleopod slightly produced (Fig.
1E) Coxal and basal endite with serially developed strong spines and multiple setae; endopod with 2+3 terminal setae
Ventral surfaces of all leg segments, including endopod, with coarse-pectinate scales (Fig.
Uropod exopod biarticulated, longer than proximal endopod article; endopod terminal article longer than other articles.
1A): Biramous; endopod with three terminal and two lateroventral setae; exopod with three terminal and three lateroventral setae.
Humpback shrimp sex was determined by examining the endopods of the first and second pleopods (see Butler 1980).