interpodal bar
(Subclass Copepoda):
A ventral exoskeletal structure uniting the contralateral pair of thoracic limbs; an interpodal bar may unite thoracic limb pairs 2-6 of most copepods [Ferrari and Dahms, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • swimming leg — (Order Decapoda): Term referring either to pereopod modified (flattened) for swimming or to pleopods used in swimming [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Subclass Copepoda): A contralateral pair of thoracic limbs which are flattened anterioposteriorly and… …   Crustacea glossary

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