protocerebrum
Ganglion of first (preantennulary) somite [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Ganglion of preantennulary region [McLaughlin, 1980].
One of two anterior dorsal supraesophageal ganglia in the crustacean brain; receives the optic nerves [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
(Order Cladocera):
Supraesophageal ganglion [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Anostraca):
Brain [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Supraesophageal ganglion [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Mystacocarida):
Brain [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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