antennal acicle
(Order Decapoda):
Acicle [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • acicle — Antennal scale reduced to a spine [Williams, 1984]. Small scaphocerite or antennal scale [Poore, 2004]. (Order Decapoda): Spine shaped outer branch (exopod) of antenna; represents reduced antennal scale (scaphocerite). May also refer to spine… …   Crustacea glossary

  • scaphocerite — Antennal scale (Fig. 2) [Williams, 1984]. Exopod of antenna. (Syn. scale, squama) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Exopod(ite) of antenna in Eumalacostraca; (Similar structure occurs on antennules of Leptostraca.). (Syn. scale) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].… …   Crustacea glossary

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