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A segment of any limb, but usually applied to the antennula or antenna [Wilson, 1989].
Any of the segments of a limb or appendage. See: coxa, basis, ischium, merus, carpus, propodus, dactylus [Poore, 2004].
Any one of the subdivisions of an appendage segment [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
Individual element of crustacean appendage. (Syn. joint, segment) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Subdivision of antennal or antennular flagella or appendage. See: segment [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Diplostraca):
One of up to 25 segments of antennal branches (rami, flagella). May also refer to segment of other appendages [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Cephalocarida):
Segment of appendage [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Cumacea):
Any segment of appendage, although often applied to segment of flagellum of antennule or antenna. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
One in a series of numerous segments of flagellum at end of antenna or antennule. May also refer to segment of pereopod. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Any segment of an appendage, although often applied to segments of flagella of antennules or antennae. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
A single section of an appendage, with an articulation at one or both ends [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].
(Order Isopoda):
Any segment of an appendage, although often applied to segments of flagellum of antennae or antennules. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
One in a series of numerous segments of flagellum at end of antennule or antenna [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
One in a series of segments of flagellum of antennule or antenna. May also refer to segment of other appendages. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
One in a series of segments of thoracic appendage (cirrus) or other appendage. (Syn. joint segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
One in a series of up to 26 segments of flagellum of antennule (few in antenna). Number of articles is of systematic importance. May also be used to refer to segments of other appendages. (Syn. segment, joint) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
See: podomere [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].
(Class Remipedia):
In antennule, one of 11 or 12 segments of larger dorsal flagellum or 3 or 8 segments of smaller ventral flagellum. Each article bears tuft of several setae at distoventral end as well as scattered setae along shaft. Last article bears terminal tuft of setae . Also synonymous with any appendage segment. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Thermosbaenacea):
Any segment of appendage, although often applied to segment of flagella of antennules and antennae. (Syn. joint, segment) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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