interantennular septum
A median, ventrally directed, cuticular outgrowth that separates the two cavities into which each antennule is retracted. See: orbito-antennulary pits [Ingle, 1980].
Plate in some malacostracans that separates one antennular cavity from other. (Syn. proepistome) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Plate separating antennular cavities in some malacostracans. (Syn. preopistome) [McLaughlin, 1980].
The plate which separates the two antennular cavities from each other, formed by the union of a slender anterior process of the epistome and the front [Ingle, 1983].
(Order Decapoda):
On anterior margin of carapace, median, ventrally directed, cuticular outgrowth extending from front to proepis-tome; separates left and right antennules as well as cavities into which each antennule may be retracted [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • interantennular septum — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In some Malacostraca, a plate separating antennular cavities; proepistome …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • proepistome — see interantennular septum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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