anterolateral margin
Margin of carapace between orbit and lateral angle or spine [Poore, 2004].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • anterolateral angle — (Order Cumacea): On each anterolateral margin of carapace, lower extension of antennal notch. (acute, rounded; armed, unarmed). (Syn. anterolateral corner) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • anterolateral region — See: carapace region (a) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace regions (b) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): In crab like (brachyuran) decapod, relatively small region along each anterolateral margin of carapace. Adjoining regions include hepatic or… …   Crustacea glossary

  • anterolateral tooth — (Order Decapoda): On carapace of crab like (brachyuran) decapod, one (or one in a series of) projection(s) along each anterolateral margin. (acute, conical, obtuse, quadrangular, spiniform, subtriangular; ciliated, denticulate, spiny; tip:… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic region — See: carapace region g [Martin, 2005]. Paired anterolateral areas of the carapace bounded anteriorly by the antennal region, posteriorly by the branchial region, and mesially by the gastric region [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Paired… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiostegal spine — See: carapace spine (b) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace spines (b) [McLaughlin, 1980]. A short spine located on or near the anterior margin of the carapace, ventral to the antennal spine in the shrimps; in crayfishes, immediately ventral to the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • incisura clavicularis — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Nephropidae, an incision in the anterolateral margin of the carapace forming two lobes partly overlaping that fit around a tubercle or ridge of the epistome …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antennal region — See: carapace region (a) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace regions (a) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Area on lateral surface of the carapace posterior to and encompassing antennal spine [Butler, T.H.]. Area on the lateral face of the carapace posterior to and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • lateral lobe — One of the paired lateral parts, often folded, of the petasma [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. (Order Amphipoda): Extension of each anterolateral margin of head; may accommodate eyes. (angular, rounded; prolonged). (Syn. anterior head lobe)… …   Crustacea glossary

  • xanthidae — ˈzan(t)thəˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Xanthus, type genus (from Greek xanthos yellow) + idae : the largest family of crabs (superfamily Brachyrhyncha) comprising chiefly small littoral or shallow water marine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

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