- A segment of a crustacean appendage [Wilson, 1989].A segment of an appendage joined to the body or to adjacent podomeres by joints and capable of independent movement [Warner, 1977].Any one of the segments of an appendage, such as a segment of a pereiopod or maxilliped [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].Any one of the segments of an appendage, such as a segment of a pereopod or maxilliped [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].Individual segment of limb; not. (Syn. joint) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].See: segment [McLaughlin, 1980].Single segment of any appendage [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].Term used by some authors for segment of an appendage, such as merus of a pereiopod [Butler, T.H.].(Order Decapoda):Segment [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Class Ostracoda):Segment of jointed crustacean limb separated from other segments by articulated joint or inflexible suture. (Syn. article) [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].(Class Ostracoda):Segment [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.