walking leg

walking leg
See: pereiopod [Martin, 2005].
Any nonchelate pereiopod [Butler, T.H.].
Any nonchelate pereiopod [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].
One of last four pairs of thoracic limbs, or thoracic limbs exclusive of maxillipeds and cheliped(s) [Poore, 2004].
See: pereopod [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
Pereopod [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Pereopod [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Posterior limbs that are long, slender, jointed, directed ventrally and used for locomotion [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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