maxilliped


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to maxilliped: pleopod, Cheliped, uropod

maxilliped

[mak′sil·ə‚ped]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the three pairs of crustacean appendages immediately posterior to the maxillae.
References in periodicals archive ?
swimming drag force; K-W, Kruskal-Wallace; [L.sub.C], adult carapace width; MAD*, standardized median absolute deviation; MANOVA, multivariate analysis of variance; [M.sub.C], adult mass; [M.sub.E], egg sponge mass; ML 1, first maxilliped length; PCA, principal component analysis; RDL.
1a1b), remarkable differences exist in the third maxilliped and abdomen that allow both rejecting this idea and the placement of this species in Calyptraeotheres.
The chemical release was again started after the measurement of the SPR sensor responses and waving of the maxilliped arms were started.
The long antennular aesthetascs and the long plumose natatory setae of the first and second maxillipeds have been drawn truncated.
They attach to the gill filaments of its host by means of the piercing action of the antennae [2], assisted by maxillipeds and third legs [3].
We investigated clasping of the small claws, maxilliped waving, and exploration by the crayfish Procambarus clarkii in response to leucine, putrescine, and a mixture of the two.
This work was presented during the 13th International Conference on Copepoda (13th ICOC) as the Maxilliped Lecture.
In other caridean shrimps such as Macrobrachium olfersii, Macrobrachium americanum, and Palaemonetes pugio, the first post-naupliar stage features head lobes, mandibles, maxillules, and maxillar primordia, but no maxilliped primordia (Table 1).
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.