- Expanded dorsal and lateral branchial region of carapace [McLaughlin, 1980].Expanded ventro-lateral part of the carapace covering the gills (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].Expanded ventrolateral part of carapace covering gills [Poore, 2004].Part of carapace extending over top and side of branchial chamber [Moore and McCormick, 1969].Part of carapace not coalesced ventrally with thoracic somites, but overhanging on each side as covering for gill chamber [Williams, 1984].The anterior and lateral margins of the carapace extending ventrally on either side [Ingle, 1983].(Order Decapoda):Lateral or dorsolateral part of carapace extending over gills and forming outer wall of branchial chamber [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.