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Maxillipeds

max·il·li·ped (m k-s l -p d ). n. One of the three pairs of crustacean head appendages located just posterior to the maxillae and used in feeding.

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Structure and function of the third maxillipeds of the banana prawn
Abstract. The functions of the third maxilliped of Penaeus mer- maxilliped but did not mention the setae.
The Feeding Habits of the Galatheidea.
Brachyuran Crabs
Crustacean Scr regulation
transformation of the anterior thoracic legs into maxillipeds independently in appearance of maxillipeds on those segments in adults (Averof and Patel, 1997).
Paralaophonte harpagone sp. n. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), a

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Mantis Shrimp: Haptosquilla trispinosa
These include orange antennae, blue spots on the back, and beautiful blue maxilliped mouthparts that are held front and center, just below the head. A clearer, slightly enhanced view of the blue maxillipeds.

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Decapod anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
first maxillipeds; second maxillipeds; third maxillipeds; first pereiopods; second pereiopods Maxillipeds are appendages modified to function as mouthparts.
Maxillipeds - definition of Maxillipeds by the Free Online Dictionary
max·il·li·ped (m k-s l -p d ). n. One of the three pairs of crustacean head appendages located just posterior to the maxillae and used in feeding.
Maxillipeds - definition from Biology-Online.org
Oct 3, 2005 Definition and other additional information on Maxillipeds from Biology-Online. org dictionary.
Maxilliped - Crustacea Glossary::Definitions
Where are the maxillipeds on a crayfish located
The maxillipeds are the little arm like extentions from the mouth that help hold food when eating. First answer by ID1144345719. Last edit by ID1144345719.

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