nephropore
Elevated opening of antennal gland on ventral surface of coxa of antenna [McLaughlin, 1980].
Elevated outlet of antennal gland, located on coxa of antenna [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Decapoda):
Excretory pore [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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