see precoxa.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • pleuropod — See: precoxa [Martin, 2005]. See: precoxa [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • precoxa — See: praecoxa [Martin, 2005]. Limb segment proximal to coxa, present only in certain subclasses. (Syn. pleuropod) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Segment of protopod proximal to coxa, rarely present. (Syn. pleuropod) [Butler, T.H.]. (Order… …   Crustacea glossary

  • precoxa — n. [L. prae, before; coxa, hip] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) When present, the segment of the protopod proximal to the coxa; pleuropod. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) see subcoxa; precoxal adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • petasma — A complex genital structure attached to the mesial margins of the protopodites of the first pair of pleopods in male penaeidean shrimps [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. Abdominal appendage modified as gonapophysis in males of some eucarids, syncarids,… …   Crustacea glossary

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