urogastric lobe
A very short transverse area bordering the posterior margin of the metagastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].
Posterior division of gastric region of decapod (brachyuran) carapace; sometimes called genital region [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Posteromedian lobe or subregion of gastric region, sometimes called genital region [Williams, 1984].
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace regions (f) [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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