- hepatic spine
- See: carapace spine c [Martin, 2005].A lateral spine situated near the anterior margin of the hepatic region on the carapace of certain shrimps; it probably represents the branchiostegal spine displaced posteriorly from the anterior margin of the carapace [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].A spine located near the anterior margin of the hepatic area of the carapace of certain shrimps [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].Lateral spine on carapace near anterior margin of hepatic region [Butler, T.H.].Lateral spine situated near the anterior margin of the hepatic region of the carapace (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].Spine on hepatic region in shrimps (Fig. 2) [Williams, 1984].Spine situated near anterior margin of hepatic area of carapace of certain shrimps, or on hepatic area of cambarids (see Fig. 14) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].(Order Decapoda):See: carapace spines c [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Decapoda):In shrimp-like (natantian) decapod, anteriorly directed, spine-like projection on hepatic region on each side of carapace [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.