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The mandible has a two-jointed palp (Fig. 3), with numerous hairs along the outer margin.
First maxill (Fig. 7) two-jointed, palp and second joint armed with spines.
Behind this jaw is a short leg, formed like a walking leg, and known as the 'palp.'
Before the close of the Zoa condition a small and unjointed palp appears on the mandible.
The two rami of the mandibles are reduced to a simple palp, while the blade has assumed its full importance.
As an instance of this may be mentioned the mandibular palp of those Crustacea with zoaea larvae.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
The third one was alive, as was shown by a rhythmic movement of the palp on the right side.
WASPSGEORGE W. PECKHAM
A second ramus, the “exopodite,” often is also retained in the form of a palp or feeler.
This form is retained, with little alteration in some adult Copepoda, where the biramous “palp” still aids in locomotion.
A palp sprouts on the mandible and the median eye disappears.

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