heterochelate
Chelae of left and right chelipeds differing in shape amd size [McLaughlin, 1980].
Chelae of left and right chelipeds differing in shape and size [Moore and McCormick, 1969].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • heterochelate — adj. [Gr. heteros, different; chele, claw] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Having the chelae of left and right chelipeds varying in size and shape …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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