- nuchal organ
- Sense organ on upper side of head in many branchiopods. (Syn. neck organ) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Class Branchiopoda):Sense organ on upper side of cephalon. (Syn. neck organ) [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Cladocera):Frontal organ [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Notostraca):Dorsal organ [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Anostraca):Unpaired median sensory organ located on dorsal surface of head; visible beneath cuticle. (Syn. neck organ) [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Subclass Copepoda):Organ associated with specialised areas of modified integument, possibly with osmoregulatory function, typical of fresh and brackish water taxa [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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