branchiostegal-hepatic carina
Longitudinal ridge consisting of the fusion of the branchiostegal and hepatic carinae [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • carapace spine — Sharp projection of carapace important for classification chief types: (a) antennal. Spine on front margin of carapace slightly below orbit. (b) branchiostegal. Spine on front margin of carapace or slightly behind it about halfway between… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace spines — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. On anterior margin slightly below orbit. (b) branchiostegal. On or clsoe to anterior margin medially between antennal and pterygostomial spines. (c) hepatic. Below and posterior to lower branch of cervical groove.… …   Crustacea glossary

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