urogastric region
The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by part of the margins of the metagastric, metabranchial and cardiac regions [Ingle, 1983].
(Order Decapoda):
Gastric region. (Syn. genital region) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • urogastric lobe or area — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a posterior division of the gastric region of a brachyuran carapace; genital region …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • urogastric groove — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A short transverse groove in the median or submedian region of a decapod carapace posterior to the postcervical groove, sometimes joining the upper part of the postcervical groove …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • genital region — See: urogastric lobe [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace regions f [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Urogastric region [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • gastric region — See: carapace region f [Martin, 2005]. Large median area, in crab carapace, bounded behind by cervical suture, laterally by hepatic regions, and anteriorly by frontoorbital regions. Divisible into following subregions or lobes: epigastric,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace region — Differentiated portion of decapod carapace surface distinguished in descriptions and used in classification named types: (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part of carapace bordering orbital region laterally and also touching hepatic, pterygostomial …   Crustacea glossary

  • cardiac region — See: carapace region d [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace regions d [McLaughlin, 1980]. Dorsolateral region of carapace bounded anteriorly by gastric region and laterally by branchial regions [Butler, T.H.]. The dorsomedian area on the carapace… …   Crustacea glossary

  • mesobranchial region — The intermediate portion of the branchial region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by a part of the postero lateral margin of the carapace and parts of the margins of the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • metagastric region — The posteromesial portion of the gastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by parts of the mesogastric, protogastric, epibranchial and urogastric regions [Ingle,… …   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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