postrostral carina
See: carapace carina (f) [Martin, 2005].
Dorsomedian ridge extending posteriorly from the base of the rostrum, sometimes nearly reaching the posterior margin of the carapace (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace carinae (i) [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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