thoracic appendage
Any appendage attached to somite of thorax [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Cladocera):
Trunk appendage [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • thoracic ganglion — (Subclass Branchiura): One in a series of four partially fused ganglia of thorax region. Innervates thoracic appendage (thoracopod). Adjoined anteriorly to subesophageal ganglion and posteriorly to abdominal ganglion to form six lobe mass in… …   Crustacea glossary

  • appendage — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] (Order Isopoda): An articulated structure used for feeding, locomotion, sensory reception, e.g., mouthparts, antennae, pereopods, pleopods, uropods [Kensley and Schotte,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • trunk appendage — (Order Cladocera): One of four to six pairs of appendages of anterior region ( thorax ) of trunk. Basically biramous, consisting of indistinct proximal protopod (with endites and epipod) and more distal endopod and exopod. (flattened = foliaceous …   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

  • 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

  • endopod — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Inner branch of biramous appendage, especially one arising from protopodite of pleopod [Butler, T.H.]. Inner of two branches of biramous limb, comprising ischium through… …   Crustacea glossary

  • exopod — See: exopodite [Martin, 2005]. ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Lateral of two rami arising from the protopod and constituting the biramous limb [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Lateral ramus of a biramus… …   Crustacea glossary

  • maxilliped — Anterior thoracic limb (one, two, or three) modified to act as mouth part, its body segment usually fused to cephalon [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. One of a pair of three sets of appendages lying immediately posterior to the maxilla [Hobbs, Hobbs …   Crustacea glossary

  • protopod — Peduncle of an appendage; in unmodified form, consisting of one coxal and one basal article. (Syn. protopodite) [Williams, 1984]. Proximal portion of limb, consisting of precoxa, coxa, and basis, fused together in some forms; its distal edge… …   Crustacea glossary

  • coxa — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 1 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. First article of limb, usually short [Poore, 2004]. First or proximal article of leg or… …   Crustacea glossary

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