caridean lobe
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In caridean shrimps, an external rounded projection on the basal part of the exopod of the first maxilliped.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • caridean lobe — External rounded projection on basal part of exopod of 1st maxilliped (Caridea) [McLaughlin, 1980]. External rounded projection on basal part of exopod of first maxilliped (e.g., Caridea) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Decapoda): In first… …   Crustacea glossary

  • appendix masculina — A lappet inserted between the appendix interna and the mesial margin of the second pleopod of most male shrimps. The presence or absence of an appendix masculina is the easiest way to distinguish males and females in most caridean shrimps, and in …   Crustacea glossary

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