movable finger
() [Baba, 2005].
Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005]
Dactyl of chela [McLaughlin, 1980].
Dactylus of chela [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Distalmost podomere of segmented appendage. (Syn. dactyl) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].
(Order Decapoda):
Finger [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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