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Definition of Antennule

Antennule
Antennule An*ten"nule, n. [Dim. of antenna.] (Zo["o]l.) A small antenna; -- applied to the smaller pair of antenn[ae] or feelers of Crustacea.

Meaning of Antennule from wikipedia

- attached to the first segment of the head are called primary antennae or antennules. This pair is generally uniramous, but is biramous in crabs and lobsters...
- Close-up of the head: the two eyes sit on eyestalks, with an antennule on either side of the rostrum (center, above the mouth)...
- surfaces with modified antennules; once it has found a potentially suitable spot, it attaches head-first using its antennules and a secreted glycoproteinous...
- groups these may be reduced or missing. They are, from head to tail: antennules antennae mandibles first maxillae second maxillae The head also bears...
- usually uniramous, the exception being in the Cl**** Malacostraca where the antennules may be generally biramous or even triramous. It is unclear whether the...
- are covered by a chitinous carapace. The lobster's head bears antennae, antennules, mandibles, the first and second maxillae. The head also bears the (usually...
- shape. The first segment bore a ventral pair of large limbs, known as the antennule, which are about half to two-thirds as long as the body. They consisted...
- the goose barnacles. The attachment is made by the cementing of the antennules of the cyprid larvae to the substrate and the elongation of that region...
- anserine †anserculus ansercul- gosling antenna antenn- antenna, antennal, antennule ānus an- ring anal, annelid, Annelida, annular, annulate, annulation,...
- head has five pairs of appendages, including mouthparts, antennae, and antennules. There are five more pairs of appendages on the abdomen. They are called...
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