protopod


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protopod

(ˈprəʊtəʊˌpɒd)
n
(Zoology) the basal part of a crustacean's limb
adj
(Zoology) relating to a larval insect without limbs or a segmented abdomen
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2D) large, subchelate, 3-segmented, comprising long protopod (corpus) and subchela consisting of free endopodal segment (shaft) and claw.
Protopod with 1 outer and 1 inner plumose setae, 1 proximolateral setulose papilla, and 1 mid-lateral pore.
1C): Well-developed protopod process, longer than rostral spine, with 2 rows of 7 spinules of increasing size distally towards the tip.
02 Antennule 2A, 1S Antenna Small spines in protopod 6-7 Maxilliped 1 Coxa (S) nd Telson Outer spines 3 Pleon Dorsolateral processes (P) 2-4 G.
2G) biramous; 2-segmented large protopod with strongly arched intercoxal sclerite, bearing bifid, unsegmented exopod and endopod.
Protopod of first and second thoracopods large, carrying biramous rami, with each ramus transformed into movable chela.
Uropod with broad mmi; exopod with two small spines at posterolateral angle and with distinct transverse suture; posterolateral projection of protopod terminally blunt.
The protopod has medial (endites, endopod) and lateral (exopod, epipod) lobes.
2] Pleopods setose (=Knowlton's stage IVA) A/B Antennal flagellum with 5 segments Antennule flagella as in stage IVA B Antennal flagellum with 9-16 segments, protopod with basicertie Antennular inner and outer flagellum segmented, peduncle with stylocerite (=Knowlton's stage IVB) B/C Exopods of pereiopods 1-4 setose Exopod of pereiopod 4 shortened [C.
The scaphognathite bears four to six plumose setae on the outer margin; the proximal lobe is completely fused with the protopod.