(Order Isopoda):
Bearing three claws, as in a trifid dactylus [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • dactylus — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • unguis — A modified seta on the tip of the dactylus. (Syn. claw) [Wilson, 1989]. Most distal article of pereopod and cheliped. In the case of a pereopod it may be fused to the dactylus to form a claw [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. (Order Isopoda): Terminal… …   Crustacea glossary

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