See: protopod [Martin, 2005].
An appendage segment made of the fused basis and coxa. (Syn. protopod, protopodite) [Wilson, 1989].
See: protopod [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Isopoda):
Proximal part of an appendage, often formed by the fusion of the coxa and basis [Kensley and Schotte, 1989].
(Subclass Copepoda):
A compound segment formed by fusion or failure to separate of coxa and basis [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • protopod — Peduncle of an appendage; in unmodified form, consisting of one coxal and one basal article. (Syn. protopodite) [Williams, 1984]. Proximal portion of limb, consisting of precoxa, coxa, and basis, fused together in some forms; its distal edge… …   Crustacea glossary

  • protopod — n. [Gr. protos, first; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) The part of an appendage, consisting of coxa and basis or precoxa, coxa, and basis, sometimes fused; protopod(ite); sympod; sympodite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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