pterygostomial spine
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace spines (g) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
In shrimp-like (natantian) decapod, anteriorly directed, spine-like projection located below branchiostegal spine on anterolateral corner or carapace [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • 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

  • branchiostegal spine — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a spine on the carapace between the antennal and pterygostomial spines …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • 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

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