fixed finger
() [Baba, 2005].
Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005]
Immovable distal part of propodus of chela. (Syn. pollex, thumb) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Immovable distal part of propodus of chela. (Syn. pollex) [McLaughlin, 1980].
Prolongation of propodus of chelate limb. (Syn. pollex) [Poore, 2004].
see Finger [Butler, T.H.].
(Order Decapoda):
Finger. (Syn. immovable finger, pollex, thumb) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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