pereiopod
() [Baba, 2005].
Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3, including basal 2 articles, distal articles omitted, central. Based on Munidopsis. [Baba, 2005]
A thoracic appendage used for movement, feeding, and defense [Mauchline, 1984].
Locomotory thoracopod. (Syn. peraeopod, pereopod, ambulatory leg, walking leg) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
One of five pairs of appendages (legs) supporting cephalothorax; walking and chelate legs. (Syn. pereopod) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].
One of five pairs of posterior appendages or legs attached to the cephalothorax [Butler, T.H.].
One of the five posterior paired appendages or legs attached to the cephalothorax [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].
The chelipeds and four pairs of walking legs posterior to the chelipeds (or ninth to thirteenth pairs of appendages) [Ingle, 1983].
Thoracic appendage used in locomotion; Syn. , ambulatory leg, walking leg. (Syn. peraeopod or pereopod) [McLaughlin, 1980].

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