hinge selvage
(Class Ostracoda):
In dorsal margin (hinge area) of valve; ridge-like elevation corresponding and occasionally continuous with selvage of anterior, ventral, and posterior margins) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • hinge selvage — ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Ostracoda, a single ridge extending along the free margin of the carapace, when valves are closed, fitting into the selvage groove of the opposite valve; keeps valves from slipping sideways across each other …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • selvage — (Class Ostracoda): In closing apparatus of valve, ridge like elevation along inner margin; fits into groove (selvage groove) of opposite valve. If margin is simple, selvage represents only ridge; if margin is complex (i.e., inner lamella with… …   Crustacea glossary

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