lateral plate
One of the paired, adjacent flaps sometimes present of sternite XIV in females (Fig. 4A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Barnacle shell plate: in unstalked form, paired lateral plates, one located either between each rostrolateral and carinolateral or between carina and rostrolateral or rostrum. Consists of median paries with radius on one (carinal) side, ala on other (rostral) side [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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