mesogastric lobe
Medial division of gastric region of decapod (brachyuran) carapace, generally pentagonal in outline with long narrow forward prolongation [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Median lobe or subregion of gastric region; pentagonal in form, and with long, narrow, anterior prolongation [Williams, 1984].
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace regions (f) [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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