- A pereiopod bearing a chela [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].A pereiopod bearing a chela; in crayfishes, the first pereiopod [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].Any thoracopod bearing chela [McLaughlin, 1980].Pereiopod bearing chela (see Figs. 13,14), in crafish literature applied almost exclusively to first pereiopod [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].(Order Tanaidacea):Modified second thoracopod (= first pereopod). Typically consists of only five segments (basis, merus, carpus, propodus, dactylus), with coxa and ischium being absent. (chelate, subchelate; symmetrical, asymmetrical). (Syn. chelipede) [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Decapoda):Any chela-bearing thoracopod; typically refers to first pair(s) of pereopods. (equal, unequal: major, minor) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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cheliped — Modern Latin, from chela, from Gk. khele claw (see CHELATE (Cf. chelate)) + L. pod , stem of pes foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.)) … Etymology dictionary
cheliped — noun Etymology: Greek chēlē claw + English i + ped Date: 1869 one of the pair of legs that bears the large chelae in decapod crustaceans … New Collegiate Dictionary
cheliped — n. [Gr. chele, claw; L. pes, foot] A claw bearing appendage; forceps that bear at its tip a chela … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
cheliped — /kee leuh ped , kel euh /, n. (in decapod crustaceans) either of the pair of appendages bearing a chela. [1865 70; CHELI + PED] * * * … Universalium
cheliped — n. one of pair of limbs having large claws (in crabs and lobsters) … English contemporary dictionary
cheliped — che·li·ped … English syllables
cheliped — ˈkēləˌped, ˈke noun ( s) Etymology: chel + ped : one of the pair of legs that bears the large chelae in decapod crustaceans … Useful english dictionary
chela — A claw formed by the dactyl and propodus or a limb. Incorrectly used in euphausiids to describe setae in the configuration of a claw [Mauchline, 1984]. A claw, or the claw like terminus of a cheliped [Bliss, 1982]. A forceps like structure… … Crustacea glossary
merus — ( ) [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
propodus — ( ) [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