acanthopod
In Cirripedia (Thoracica), appendage where rami of cirrus have setae along lesser curvature much reduced; setae of greater curvature arranged in transverse row, as strong sharp spines at each articulation (cf., ctenopod, lasiopod) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Appendage (cirrus) with short row of strong sharp spines distally at each articulation of greater curvature and few or no spines along lesser curvature [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • acanthopod — n. [Gr. akantha, thorn, spine; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A barnacle appendage (cirrus) bearing a short row of strong sharp spines distally at each articulation of greater curvature, and few or no spines of lesser curvature; see centopod …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acanthopod — acan·tho·pod …   English syllables

  • acanthopod — əˌpäd adjective Etymology: acanth + pod : spiny footed …   Useful english dictionary

  • ctenopod — n. [Gr. kteis, comb; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) An appendage (cirrus) of barnacles with long paired setae on segments of lesser curvature and a few setae distally on each articulation of greater curvature; like a comb; see acanthopod,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lasiopod — n. [Gr. lasios, wooly; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A cirral appendage of barnacles, with a transverse row of setae at each articulation; see acanthopod, ctenopod …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ctenopod — Appendage (cirrus) usually with long paired setae on segments of lesser curvature and few setae distally on each articulation of greater curvature [McLaughlin, 1980]. In cirripeds, appendage where rami of cirrus have setae arranged in linear… …   Crustacea glossary

  • lasiopod — In Cirripedia (Lepadomorpha), appendage where rami of cirrus have setae arranged in groups along lesser curvature; like brushes (cf. ctenopod; acanthopod) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Appendage (cirrus) with setae in… …   Crustacea glossary

  • -pod — I. ˌpäd noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Greek pod , pous, from pod , pous, adjective combining form, having (such or so many) feet, from pod , pous foot : one having (such or so many) feet chenopod II. adjective co …   Useful english dictionary

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