Sentence Examples

  • The second antennae, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae may also be claimed as of malacostracan type.
  • This " leaf-footed " suborder has the appendages which follow the second maxillae variable in number, but all foliaceous and branchial.
  • In these the furcal branches are linear or rudimentary, the shell is without rostral sinus, and, besides distinguishing characters of the second 2ntennae, they have always a branchial plate well developed on the first maxillae, which is inconstant in the other tribe.
  • The variable first maxillae are seldom pediform, their function being concerned chiefly with nutrition, sensation and respiration.
  • The variability in form and function of the second maxillae is sufficiently shown by the fact that G.

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