sternal bar
(Class Remipedia):
In trunk segment, transverse thickening sometimes reinforcing or even replacing sternite. Sternite bar of 14th trunk segment may bear lateral flap (genital flap) which covers gonopore. (bar-like, subtriangular; posterior margin: concave, convex). (Syn. sternite bar) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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