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 subhepatic regions. See: posterolateral region [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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