frontal arch
A thickening of the cephalic frons that provides a strengthened arch between the fossal regions of the clypeus on either side of the frons. Generally associated with enlarged and heavily sclerotized mandibles [Wilson, 1989].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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