heterochelate
adj. [Gr. heteros, different; chele, claw]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Having the chelae of left and right chelipeds varying in size and shape.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • heterochelate — Chelae of left and right chelipeds differing in shape amd size [McLaughlin, 1980]. Chelae of left and right chelipeds differing in shape and size [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

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