propodite


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propodite

[′präp·ə‚dīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
The sixth leg joint of certain crustaceans. Also known as propodus.
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Dorsal surface of P1 carpus with faint median groove, opposable margin of propodite bearing 5 to 9 teeth with pilosity on both sides, but only of their proximal group, dactyl moving obliquely.
Opposable margin of P1 propodite bearing 13 to 17 teeth, with pilosity on both sides of the row of teeth.
Opposable margin of P1 propodite bearing 11 to 22 teeth with pilosity along the length of dorsal side, while only on basal part of ventral side.