- () [Holthuis, 1993].Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993]A decapod gill associated with the articular membrane between the coxa and the body wall; "joint gills." [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].A gill arising from the articular membrane at the proximal base of the coxa of an appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].A gill arising from the junction of the limb with the body [Ingle, 1983].Gill attached to the articular membrane between body wall and coxa of an appendage [Butler, T.H.].Gill attaching to membrane between coxa and side of body, 1 or 2 pairs per somite and usually pointing upwards [Poore, 2004].Gill of decapods attached to articular membrane between limb and body. (Syn. arthrobranchia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Decapoda):Gill attached to articular membrane between appendage and body. (Syn. arthrobranchiata) [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Decapoda):Type of gill attached to point of articulation (articular membrane) between thoracopod and body wall. If full complement is developed, may be found associated with first through seventh thoracopods (i.e., all except last pereopods). (Syn. arthrobranchia) See: pleurobranch, podobranch [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.