rudimentary oostegite
(Order Cumacea):
In second maxillipeds of female, flattened plate extending from first segment (coxa). Posterior margin bears series of of elongate setae extending into brood chamber [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • oostegites — Flattened plates arising from inner proximal margin of coxa of certain pereopods [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Inner medially directed lamella arising from coxa of pereipod in females participating in formation of mid ventral marsupium [Moore and… …   Crustacea glossary

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