dactyl
Article 7 of pereopod (article six of cheliped) [Holdich and Jones, 1983].
Diastalmost segment of limb. (Syn. dactylopod(ite)) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Distalmost segment of usually 7-segmented appendage; smaller, mesially situated, and moveable part of chela (moveable finger). (see Fig. 14) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].
Terminal or distal article of leg; movable finger of cheliped. (Syn. dactylus or dactylopodite) [Williams, 1984].
Terminal podomere of a typically 7-segmented appendage (Fig. 3C) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
The distalmost segment of a usually 7-segmented appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].
The first segment of a pereiopod, counted from the distal end [Ingle, 1983].
The most distal segment of a limb [Mauchline, 1984].
The seventh or distal segment of a thoracic appendage, bearing one or more distal claws. See: pereopod [Wilson, 1989].
The seventh or terminal segment of a typically 7-segment appendage [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].
The terminal podomere of the endopod of a limb (Figs. 1, 2) [Warner, 1977].
(Class Cephalocarida):
Claw [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Seventh and terminal segment of thoracic appendage (thoracopod). In first five thoracopods, folded back on propodus to form subchela. Particularly well developed on second thoracopod to form raptorial claw. (inner margin: armed, unarmed; outer margin: curved, sinuate; base: inflated, no inflated). (Syn. dactylus) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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