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Table 3 Polycheles typhlops, decapodid

From: Larval stages of the deep-sea lobster Polycheles typhlops (Decapoda, Polychelida) identified by DNA analysis: morphology, systematic, distribution and ecology

Spines Pleonites
1 2 3 4 5 6
Dorsal A B A B A B A B A B A B
 Anterior small 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
 Median small 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
 Anterior strong 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
 Posterior strong 1bi 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lateral
 Posterior small 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Pleural strong (su) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Pleural strong (me) 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1
 Pleural strong (in) 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  1. Number of spines of the pleonites (1–6)
  2. A, Present study; B, Bouvier (1917); bi, bifurcated; in, inferior; me, median; su, superior