amphidont hinge
(Class Ostracoda):
A modified entomodont hinge in which the four elements are well differentiated (Families Hemicytheridae, Trachyleberididae) [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • hinge — (Class Ostracoda): Complementary interlocking articulatory structures on inner dorsal margin of valves. See: ADont hinge, merodont hinge, lophodont hinge, pentodont hinge, holomerodont hinge, antimerodont hinge, entomodont hinge, gongylodont… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hemiamphidont hinge — (Class Ostracoda): An amphidont hinge in which the posterior element is crenulate and the others are smooth [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press] …   Crustacea glossary

  • holamphidont hinge — (Class Ostracoda): An amphidont hinge in which all elements are smooth [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press] …   Crustacea glossary

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