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Mantis Shrimp “Talk” with 3-D Polarizer
(For the mantis shrimp, these reflective polarizers are located on their maxillipeds—the bright blue/green structures under the eyes.) Most animals can't see these visual signals, which keeps the conversation concealed from possible prey and predators.
At Tempura Matsui in Murray Hill, the Pleasures Lie Within
Two fried heads of Japanese tiger shrimp were placed on the paper, spidery pink antennas and maxillipeds angling out in all directions.
CRISPR-Cas9 helps uncover genetics of exotic organisms
Scanning electron microscope image of the mouthparts of a mutant amphipod hatchling, with color-coded maxillipeds, a recently evolved appendage involved in food processing.
Giant Desert Centipede enters writer's home
Known as maxillipeds, they are powerful appendages, heavily chitinized and much stouter than the other legs. They terminate in sickle-shaped claws.
The Beautiful and Vicious Lady Crab
Lady crabs are somewhat messy eaters, ripping apart their prey with their pincers and sweeping the bits into their mouth using a series of appendages called maxillipeds and maxillae.

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