preepipod
Laterally directed lobe of coxa or from coxal position [McLaughlin, 1980].
Secondary ramus of coxa directed outward (e.g., Chirocephalus). (Syn. pre-epipodite) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Cladocera):
On trunk appendage, laterally (outwardly) directed lobe projecting from base of protopod (proximal to epipod) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Anostraca):
In thoracic appendage, laterally (outwardly) directed lobe projecting from base of protopod. (single, paired; serrated, unadorned) (see also epipod). (Syn. preepipodite, proepipodite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • epipod — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A lateral extension from the base of an appendage (Fig. 2) [Warner, 1977]. A respiratory endite arising from the coxal segment of a pereiopod [Ingle, 1983]. A small… …   Crustacea glossary

  • thoracopod — (Syn. thoracopodite) [Martin, 2005]. An appendage of the thorax [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Appendage of any thoracic somite; see thoracic appendage, phyllopod, maxilliped, pereopod. (Syn. cormopod) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Limb attached to any… …   Crustacea glossary

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