maxilliped


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maxilliped

[mak′sil·ə‚ped]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the three pairs of crustacean appendages immediately posterior to the maxillae.
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1a1b), remarkable differences exist in the third maxilliped and abdomen that allow both rejecting this idea and the placement of this species in Calyptraeotheres.
by having a smooth inner distal corner on the basis of the female antenna, pointed tines and no ridge on the inner tine of the dentiform process of the female maxillule, no denticles on the outer distal corner of the protopod of the female maxilliped, pointed tines on the female sternal furca, a subtriangular inner lobe on the female leg 5, no accessory claws on the endopod of the male antenna, and a large, cone-shaped myxal process on the protopod of the male maxilliped.
The long antennular aesthetascs and the long plumose natatory setae of the first and second maxillipeds have been drawn truncated.
Sewell's (1940) and Ummerkutty's (1960) descriptions of the armature complement of the mandible, maxillule, maxilla and maxilliped lack the necessary detail and comparison with the new species presented herein could cause confusion.
Ventral surface of ischipodite of third maxilliped bearing a median longitudinal band of tubercules; inside half of this surface with tufts of rigid setae; distolateral end of podomere rounded, except in V.
Partial revision of pinnotherid crab genera with a two segmented palp on the third maxilliped (Decapoda: Brachyura).
Maxilla and first maxilliped with dense covering of setae-like structure formed by bacterial colony on ventral surfaces of scaphognathite and caridean lobe, respectively (Fig.
angelicus, as well as Enigmatheres canfieldi (Rathbun, 1918) (type species of Enigmatheres Campos, 2009) and Bonita mexicana Campos, 2009 (type species of Bonita Campos, 2009) comprise a subgroup within the Pinnotherinae sensu Campos (2009) that share a third maxilliped with a palp of three segments, being the carpus longer than the propodus (Figs.