pylopod
(Order Isopoda):
First pereopod of the Gnathiidea, modified to form part of the mouthparts [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].
(Order Isopoda):
Modified appendage of first pereon segment (pereonite) in certain isopods; functions as maxilliped [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Second pair of maxillipeds in gnathiids (appendages of the second thoracomere) [Wetzer et al. 1997].

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  • 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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