thoracoabdomen
(Subclass Mystacocarida):
According to interpretation dividing body into cephalon, maxillipedal somite, and thoracoabdomen, tagma including last nine somites as well as telson and caudal furca. First four thoracoabdominal somites bear appendages (thoracoabdominal appendages) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • cephalon — A term that refers to the head of a crustacean [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Anterior region of the body bearing the antennules, antennae, eyes, mandibles, maxillules, and maxillae [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Anteriormost tagma, bearing eyes, mouth,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • maxillipedal somite — (Subclass Mystacocarida): According to interpretation dividing body into cephalon, maxillipedal segment, and thoracoabdomen, one segment tagma bearing maxillipeds. May also be considered as belonging to cephalon or thorax [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • midgut — See: mesenteron [Martin, 2005]. See: mesenteron [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Elongate section of digestive tract between esophagus and hindgut. Occasionally one may distinguish between a more expanded stomach region anteriorly and a… …   Crustacea glossary

  • ovary — Female reproductive organ, producing ova [Butler, T.H.]. In free living copepod unpaired, parasitic copepod paired, expanded section of female reproductive system in which eggs are produced. Located dorsally, above midgut, near border of head and …   Crustacea glossary

  • tagma — Major division of body (e.g., head, thorax, abdomen), each composed of varying number of somites. (Pl. tagmata) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Major division of body (e.g., head, thorax, abdomen), each composed of varying number of somites [Moore and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • testis — Male reproductive organ, producing sperm. (Pl. testes) [Butler, T.H.]. The organ which produces the male gametes or spermatozoa [Ingle, 1983]. (Order Cladocera): Paired section of male reproductive system in which sperm are produced. Testes… …   Crustacea glossary

  • trunk — Postcephalic portion of body. (Syn. thorax) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Postcephalic portion of body [McLaughlin, 1980]. The postcephalic body of a crustacean, sometimes divisible into an anterior thorax and posterior abdomen [Brusca and Brusca …   Crustacea glossary

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