Biodiversity & Conservation

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Ovigers
In Pycnogonida, the third pair of appendages, less well developed than legs, and consisiting of up to 10 segments. The oviger (or ovigerous leg) serves to carry the egg mass in females but is reduced in males (Stachowitsch, 1992).

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