antennal gland(s)
See: green gland [Martin, 2005].
Excretory gland situated in the basal article of the antennal peduncle [Holdich and Jones, 1983].
Nephridial excretory organs exiting via a pore at the base of the antennae [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
One of pair of complex excretory glands in many malacostracans with duct opening on antenna. (Syn. green gland) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
One of two glands located in anterior region of head and consisting basically of end sac (divided into saccule and labyrinth), bladder, and excretory duct. Opens via excretory pore on basal segment (coxa) of each antenna. Functions in excretion and controls internal fluid pressure as well as ion concentration. (Syn. green gland, excretory organ) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Pair of excretory glands in head, one opening to exterior at base (peduncle) of each antenna. See: gland cone [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Pair of poorly developed excretory organs in head of certain isopods, one opening at base of each antenna [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
Excretory gland located in head; consists of long, coiled excretory canal and bladder. Opens to exterior on basal segment of either antenna. (See also maxillary gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Pair of excretory glands in head, one opening to exterior at base of each antenna. (See also maxillary gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
Excretory organ, one opening at each base of antenna. Characteristic for larval stages and cetain parasitic copepods. (See also maxillary gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
One of two excretory glands opening at base of antennae (see also maxillary gland) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Pair of excretory glands in head, one opening to exterior at base (peduncle) of each antenna [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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