- pterygostomian region
- See: carapace region (k) [Martin, 2005].Anteroventral area of the carapace [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].Paired anteroventral are of carapace ventral to antennal region [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].The paired anterolateral area on the lateroventral surface of the carapace of crabs on each side of the mouth area [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].The paired anteroventral area of the carapace lateral to the mouth area [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].The region on the ventral surface of the carapace bounded by the margin of the subhepatic region, the lateral margin of the buccal cavity and the branchiostegite margin [Ingle, 1983].Triangular space on ventral surface of carapace, on either side of buccal cavity in Brachyura. Region at anterolateral corner of carapace in shrimps [Williams, 1984].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.