excretory pore
An opening, on the first penduncular segment of the antenna, of the excretory organ or green gland [Ingle, 1983].
(Order Decapoda):
Opening of each antennal gland to exterior; located on basal segment (coxa) of antenna. May bear operculum. (Syn. nephropore) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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