coupling seta
(Order Isopoda):
One in a series of cuticular projections on inner branch (endopod) of maxilliped or on medial margin of pleopods; serves to hook maxilliped or pleopod to its opposite member. (Syn. coupling hook) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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