pleonite
See: abdominal somite [Martin, 2005].
A segment of the pleotelson [Wilson, 1989].
See: abdominal somite [McLaughlin, 1980].
Segments of the abdomen. (Syn. pleomeres) [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
Somite of pleon [Holdich and Jones, 1983].
(Order Cumacea):
One of six segments (somites) of abdomen (pleon). Cylindrical, anterior pleonites occasionally bearing appendages (pleopods). Posterior pleonite bears uropods and may be fused to telson to form pleotelson [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
A segment of the pleon (=pleomere) [Wetzer et al. 1997].
(Order Isopoda):
One of basically six segments of pleon. Appendages of pleonite are termed pleopods; often considerably narrower than pereonites. Last (= sixth) pleonite typically fused to telson to form pleotelson. (Syn. pleomere) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Segment of the pleon [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].
(Order Thermosbaenacea):
Pleomere [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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