linea thalassinica
Longitudinal groove or uncalcified line on dorsal part of carapace extending from anterior margin below antennal spine across entire length of carapace to its posterior edge (most thalassinoid decapods) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Longitudinal groove or uncalcified line on dorsal part of carapace extending from anterior margin below antennal spine to posterior margin in most thalassinoideans [McLaughlin, 1980].
Longitudinal lateral groove defining upper margin of branchiostegite in Thalassinidea [Poore, 2004].
(Order Decapoda):
On each side of carapace in certain decapods, longitudinal groove or uncalcified line extending from anterior region below antennal spine to posterior margin [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • 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)… …   Crustacea glossary

  • linea homolica — Feature similar to linea thalassinica and possibly equivalent to it [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Longitudinal groove or uncalcified line on homoloidean decapods comparable with or equivalent to linea thalassinica [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order… …   Crustacea glossary

  • linea anomurica — Longitudinal lateral groove defining upper margin of branchiostegite in Anomura [Poore, 2004]. A groove running from behind and forward on either side of the carapace (in Homoloidea, a superfamily of the Section Dromiacea) [Ingle, 1983].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • dorsal oval — Dorsal region of carapace defined by linea thalassinica laterally, cervical groove posteriorly and oblique semicircle anteriorly (Thalassinidea) [Poore, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

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