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Basis

The basis is the second, small segment of the leg which connects the coxa to the ischium.

The basis of the third and fourth pair of walking legs, from the dorsal view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
The basis of the third and fourth pair of walking legs, from the dorsal view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975).
The basis of the of the first through third pairs of walking legs, from the vental view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
The basis of the of the first through third pairs of walking legs, from the vental view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975).