adj. [Gr. homos, same; daktylos, finger]
Pertaining to a claw similar in shape to the lateral claws (ungues); see heterodactyl.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • heterodactyl — adj. [Gr. heteros, different; daktylos, finger] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) Having claws, apoteles or ungues differing from each other; heterodactyly n; see homodactyl …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • unguis — n.; pl. ungues [L. unguis, claw] (ARTHROPODA) 1. The lateral claw of the pretarsus of several groups. 2. The larger of the toothed tarsal claws of Collembola; ungual a; see uguiculus, homodactyl …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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