protopod

protopod
n. [Gr. protos, first; pous, foot]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
The part of an appendage, consisting of coxa and basis or precoxa, coxa, and basis, sometimes fused; protopod(ite); sympod; sympodite.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • protopod — Peduncle of an appendage; in unmodified form, consisting of one coxal and one basal article. (Syn. protopodite) [Williams, 1984]. Proximal portion of limb, consisting of precoxa, coxa, and basis, fused together in some forms; its distal edge… …   Crustacea glossary

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  • protopod larva — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In some parasitic Hymenoptera and Diptera, the earliest phase with segmentation absent or indistinct and with rudimentary appendages only on the head and thorax; see polypod larva, campodeiform larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coxa — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 1 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. First article of limb, usually short [Poore, 2004]. First or proximal article of leg or… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endite — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A mesial lobe like extension of a podomere or such an extension from the axial part of an unsegmented appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977]. A non specific term to… …   Crustacea glossary

  • basis — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 2 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Limb segments adjoining coxa on its distal side and commonly bearing endopod and exopod; in… …   Crustacea glossary

  • thoracopod — (Syn. thoracopodite) [Martin, 2005]. An appendage of the thorax [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Appendage of any thoracic somite; see thoracic appendage, phyllopod, maxilliped, pereopod. (Syn. cormopod) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Limb attached to any… …   Crustacea glossary

  • epipod — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] A lateral extension from the base of an appendage (Fig. 2) [Warner, 1977]. A respiratory endite arising from the coxal segment of a pereiopod [Ingle, 1983]. A small… …   Crustacea glossary

  • maxillule — Cephalic appendages next behind mandible, serving as mouth part. (Syn. first maxilla, maxillula. In cirripeds, also termed inner maxilla) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. First maxilla; mouthparts immediately posterior to mandibles [Brusca and Brusca …   Crustacea glossary

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