branchiostegite
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].

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  • branchiostegite — n. [Gr. branchia, gills; stegos, roof] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Expanded dorsal and lateral branchial region of the carapace that covers the gills …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • branchiostegite — bran·chi·os·te·gite …   English syllables

  • branchiostegite — ˌbraŋkēˈästəˌjīt noun ( s) Etymology: branchi + stegite : the extended pleural part of the carapace forming one wall of the gill chamber in crustaceans …   Useful english dictionary

  • epimeral fold — Steep fold of endopleurites connected with branchiostegite to form branchial chamber in some decapods [McLaughlin, 1980]. Steep fold of endopleurites in some decapods connected with branchiostegite to form branchial chamber [Moore and McCormick,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • epimeral fold — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, the folded endopleurites connected to the branchiostegite that forms the branchial chamber …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • branchial cavity — See: branchial chamber [Martin, 2005]. Space between thorax and lateral flap of carapace (branchiostegite) enclosing branchia or gills [Poore, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiocardiac carina — See: carapace carina (c) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace carinae (c) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Ridge extending along posterodorsal limit of branchiostegite (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. (Order Decapoda): On each side of carapace, narrow… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiocardiac groove — See: carapace groove (b) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace grooves (b) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Groove separating branchial and cardiac regions [Williams, 1984]. Line along dorsal limit of branchiostegite. (Syn. branchiocardiac ridge) [Poore, 2004].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiocardiac sulcus — Groove extending along dorsal limit of branchiostegite, running parallel to branchiocardiac carina [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997] …   Crustacea glossary

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