pleurobranch(s)
() [Holthuis, 1993].
Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993]
A decapod gill arising from the lateral body wall or surface of the thoracic pleura; "side gills." [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
A gill situated on the body wall dorsal to the articulation of an appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].
Gill attached to body wall inside branchial cavity dorsal to coxae of pereopods, usually 1 pair per somite and pointing down between arthrobranchs [Poore, 2004].
Gill attached to the later wall of thorax, just above origin of basal segment of appendage [Butler, T.H.].
Gill of decapods attached directly to body wall. (Syn. pleurobranchia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Decapoda):
Gill attached directly to body wall. (Syn. pleurobranchia) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
Type of gill attached directly to body wall above base of thoracopods 2-8 (i.e., if full complement is present, above all thoracopods except first maxilliped). (Syn. pleurobranchia) See: arthrobranch, podobranch [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • arthrobranch(s) — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A decapod gill associated with the articular membrane between the coxa and the body wall; joint gills. [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. A gill arising from the articular… …   Crustacea glossary

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