urogastric groove
(Order Decapoda):
On carapace, short, transverse groove posterior to and occasionally joined to postcervical groove [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • carapace regions — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part bordering orbital region laterally, adjoining hepatic, pterygostomial, and occasionally also frontal regions. (b) anterolateral. Lateral part bordering subhepatic or hepatic regions. (c)… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace grooves — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Extending posteriorly from vicinity of antennal spine. (b) branchiocardiac. Oblique groove approximately in middle of posterior half on each side of carapace, separating branchial and cardiac regions and reaching… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cardiac region — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, the median part posterior to the cervical groove, between the urogastric and intestinal regions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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