radial pore canals
(Class Ostracoda):
Modified normal pores located at free margins of valves, housing nerve filaments that lead from tactile sensilla to nerve cells in the underlying epidermis [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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