- branchiostegal spine
- See: carapace spine (b) [Martin, 2005].See: carapace spines (b) [McLaughlin, 1980].A short spine located on or near the anterior margin of the carapace, ventral to the antennal spine in the shrimps; in crayfishes, immediately ventral to the anterior extremity of the cervical groove [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].A short spine on or near the anterior margin of the carapace of some shrimps ventral to the antennal spine and dorsal to the anterolateral angle of the carapace [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].Short spine on or near the anterior margin of the carapace ventral to the antennal spine and dorsal to the anteroventral angle of the carapace (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].Short spine situated on or near anterior margin of carapace, ventral to antennal spine in shrimps; in crayfishes, located immediately ventral to anterior extremity of cervical groove (see Fig. 13) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].Spine on anterior edge of carapace, or near it, immediately below branchiostegal groove (Fig. 2) [Williams, 1984].Spine on or near anterolateral margin of the carapace of some shrimps, ventral to antennal spine and dorsal to pterygostomian spine [Butler, T.H.].(Order Decapoda):Anteriorly directed, spine-like projection on branchial region on each side of carapace in shrimp-like (natantian) decapod; located at anterior margin, below branchiostegal groove and between antennal and pterygostomial spines [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Mysida):Spine [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.