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Dactyl

The seventh and last segment of the leg, the dactyl represents the most distal end of the leg and is the part of the leg which actually touches the surface when the crab is walking.

The dactyls of the eight walking legs, from the dorsal view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
The dactyls of the eight walking legs, from the dorsal view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975).
The dactyls of the eight walking legs, from the vental view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
The dactyls of the eight walking legs, from the vental view of the crab. Figure modified from Crane (1975).
The parts of the dactyl, from a posterior view of a walking leg. Figure modified from Forest and Guinot (1961). image
The parts of the dactyl, from a posterior view of a walking leg. Figure modified from Forest and Guinot (1961).