A subdivision of the autopod consisting of digit 8 plus the region incorporating a single metapodial element. These segments are typically repeated along the pre-axiom to post-axial axis. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: digit VIII plus metapodial segment digit 8 ray digit 8 digitopodial subdivision

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curator notes

this class represents a series of phalanges plus a metapodial element plus associated soft tissues. Instances of this class typically do not form a distinct unit.

has broad synonym

digit 8 ( phalanges plus metapodial) plus soft tissue

digit 8