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palp

[palp]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various sensory, usually fleshy appendages near the oral aperture of certain invertebrates.
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lepturus without sexual dimorphism and end of its pedipalp leads to very oval and width hand.
Maturity was determined by the presence of modified pedipalp in males and by the presence of eggs in females.
He does this by attaching a strand of web silk to one pedipalp, tightens the silk thread by turning in circles, and then pushing at the pedipalp with his legs.
Pedipalp dark brown, with fine hairs and long spines, single clawed.
The pedipalp chelae of Petaloscorpio are also elongate, although no further details have been described or illustrated.
Emasculation to plug up females: the significance of pedipalp damage in Nephila fenestrata.
Primiparous Gonopores as above, modified pedipalps, both pedipalp digits intact on both sides.
Another male, who made his second pedipalp insertion into a nearby mealworm, also died, Fairbairn and Matthias W.
High-resolution photographic negatives of live pseudoscorpions were projected onto a digitizing tablet and the coordinates of 38 points along the dorsal outline of the body and right pedipalp were recorded on computer file (see Zeh and Zeh 1992b for details).
Genital acetabula many pairs; female genital field with two pairs of acetabular plates; anterior female plates with an elongate, inner flap that is heavily sclerotized and bears one or two, short, thick, spinous, setae; posterior female plate modified with many acetabula; pedipalp subcylindrical and well-sclerotized with tarsus usually nearly quadrate in outline with large, obvious clawlets; most species with obvious dorsal plates; male genital field as in Pentatax Thor; first walking legs with large prominent setae; male fourth walking leg modified in some species; tarsal claws of walking legs deeply bifid in some species; coxal plates with obvious borders.
Female pedipalp yellow with fine hairs and long spines, single clawed.