linea dromica
Feature on carapace of dromiid crabs comparable to thalassinica. (Syn. linea dromiidica) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Longitudinal groove or uncalcified line on dromioidean decapods comparable with linea thalassinica. (Syn. linea dromiidica) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
On each side of carapace in certain decapods, longitudinal groove or uncalcified line— comparable to linea thalassinica—extending from anterior to posterior margin. (Syn. linea dromiidica) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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