pleurobranch(s)
() [Holthuis, 1993].
Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993]
A decapod gill arising from the lateral body wall or surface of the thoracic pleura; "side gills." [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
A gill situated on the body wall dorsal to the articulation of an appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].
Gill attached to body wall inside branchial cavity dorsal to coxae of pereopods, usually 1 pair per somite and pointing down between arthrobranchs [Poore, 2004].
Gill attached to the later wall of thorax, just above origin of basal segment of appendage [Butler, T.H.].
Gill of decapods attached directly to body wall. (Syn. pleurobranchia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Decapoda):
Gill attached directly to body wall. (Syn. pleurobranchia) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
Type of gill attached directly to body wall above base of thoracopods 2-8 (i.e., if full complement is present, above all thoracopods except first maxilliped). (Syn. pleurobranchia) See: arthrobranch, podobranch [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • Pleurobranch — Pleu ro*branch, n. [See {Pleuro }, and {Branchia}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the gills of a crustacean that is attached to the side of the thorax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleurobranch — n. [Gr. pleuron, side; branchia, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a gill attached directly to the body wall; pleurobranchia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Pleurobranchia — Pleu ro*bran chi*a, n.; pl. {Pleuroeranchi[ae]}. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Pleurobranch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pleuroeranchiae — Pleurobranchia Pleu ro*bran chi*a, n.; pl. {Pleuroeranchi[ae]}. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Pleurobranch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthrobranch(s) — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A decapod gill associated with the articular membrane between the coxa and the body wall; joint gills. [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. A gill arising from the articular… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchia — Gills, usually thoracic [Poore, 2004]. Respiratory organ (gill) associated with an appendage or with the body wall. (Pl. branchiae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Thin walled finger like or leaf like structure extending outward from limb or… …   Crustacea glossary

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