carpocerite


carpocerite
n. [L. carpus, wrist; Gr. keras, horn]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
The distal segment (5th) of the antennal peduncle.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • carpocerite — Distal (5th) segment of antennal peduncle [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Distal (5th) segment of antennal peduncle [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): In antenna, term applied to last of three segments (ischiocerite, merocerite, carpocerite) of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • merocerite — noun A segment of the antenna of a crustacean between the ischiocerite and the carpocerite …   Wiktionary

  • basicerite — Second or distal segment of the protopodite of antenna, to which are attached the scale and peduncle [Butler, T.H.]. Second segment of antennal peduncle (in Caridea bearing scaphocerite) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Second segment of antennal… …   Crustacea glossary

  • ischiocerite — Third segment of antennal peduncle [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Thrid segment of antennal peduncle [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): In antenna, term applied to first of three segments (ischiocerite, merocerite, carpocerite) of inner branch… …   Crustacea glossary

  • merocerite — (Order Decapoda): In antenna, term applied to second of three segments (ischiocerite, merocerite, carpocerite) of outer branch (endopod); alternate interpretation: fourth segment of peduncle [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary


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