- ovigerous frena
- In Cirripedia (certain Lepadomorpha), fleshy ridge or flap on interior mantle surface, adhering to and holding egg masses (ovigerous lamellae) in place [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Subclass Cirripedia):Fleshy ridge or flap on inner surface of mantle adhering to and holding egg masses in place in some lepadomorph Cirripedia. (Pl. Ovigerous frenae) [McLaughlin, 1980].(Subclass Cirripedia):In certain stalked barnacles, one in a series of fleshy ridges to which egg masses (ovigerous lamellae) are attached [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.