praecoxa
See: precoxa [Martin, 2005].
() [Holthuis, 1993].
Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993]
(Subclass Copepoda):
The proximal segment of the protopod; it is proximal to the coxa and bears up to three ventral setose endites (see coxa and basis) [Ferrari and Dahms, in press].

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  • basis — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 2 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Limb segments adjoining coxa on its distal side and commonly bearing endopod and exopod; in… …   Crustacea glossary

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