tergite
Dorsal plate of integument (cf. sternite) [Poore, 2004].
Dorsal plate of segment [Williams, 1984].
Sclerotized dorsal surface of single body somite [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Sclerotized dorsal surface of single body somite [McLaughlin, 1980].
The dorsal surface of a body segment [Wilson, 1989].
(Class Cephalocarida):
Dorsal surface of body segment. Tergite of first five somites are fused to form cephalic shield. (See also sternite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Cumacea):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). (See also sternite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Tanaidacea):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). See: sternite [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). Tergites of thoracic somites (thoracomeres) typically replaced by carapace. See: pleurite, sternite [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Dorsal sclerite of exoskeleton on arthropods [Wetzer et al. 1997].
(Order Isopoda):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite); often expanded laterally. (Syn. tergal plate) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). May extend ventrolaterally to form pleura in abdominal somites (pleomeres). (See also sternite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). (See also sternite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Branchiura):
Doral surface of body segment (somite). More clearly delimited only in last three thoracic somites (pereon) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
The dorsal chitinous plate of a body somite [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004].
(Class Ostracoda):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). More clearly delimited only in free thoracic somites and abdominal somites [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Remipedia):
Dorsal surface of body segment. Tergites of first and last trunk segments are reduced and/or partially fused to head (cephalon) and anal segment; Typically produced laterally into pleurites. (posterolateral corner: rounded pointed) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Superorder Syncarida):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). (See also sternite) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Thermosbaenacea):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). Carapace fused to cephalon and to tergite of first thoracic segment (thoracomere) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Dorsal surface of body segment (somite). Tergite of first abdominal somite (pleomere) has clearly delimited anterior section which may give the impression of a separate body segment. See: pleurite, sternite [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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