gastric groove
See: stomatopod integumental ornamentation [McLaughlin, 1980].
Longitudinal furrow on either side of median carina on stomatopod carapace [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Longitudinal groove in carapace, one on each side of median carina; extends from anterior end (rostrum) to posterior margin. (See also cervical groove) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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