caridean lobe

caridean lobe
External rounded projection on basal part of exopod of 1st maxilliped (Caridea) [McLaughlin, 1980].
External rounded projection on basal part of exopod of first maxilliped (e.g., Caridea) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Decapoda):
In first maxilliped, setose broadening or lobe at base of outer branch (exopod) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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