postostral carina
(Order Decapoda):
In shrimp-like (natantian) decapod, narrow, longitudinal ridge along dorsal midline of carapace; originates behind rostrum and typically extends almost to posterior end of carapace. Usually with teeth [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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