- (Order Decapoda):Any slender, elongate appendage composed of rod-like segments. May refer to inner branch (endopod) of third maxillipeds or main part (endopod) of pereopods. (Syn. stenopodium) [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Stomatopoda):Slender, elongate appendage composed of rod-like segments. Refers to three pairs of slender appendages (thoracopods) on sixth through eighth thorax somites (thoracomeres) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.