orbit
Cavity in carapace containing eye [Williams, 1984].
Circular opening in front part of some decapod carapaces enclosing eyestalk [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Circular to rectangular opening in anterior face of carapace supporting ocular peduncle in some decapods [McLaughlin, 1980].
One of a pair of excavations on the anterior margin of the carapace in which the eye is situated [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977].
One pair of excavations on anterior margin of carapace bodering eye (or remnant) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988].
The eye socket or excavation in the anterior margin of the carapace in which the eye is lodged [Chace and Hobbs, 1969].
The eye socket [Butler, T.H.].
The region of the carapace nearest to the eyes [Ingle, 1983].
The socket at the front of the carapace in which the eye is situated and into which it can be folded [Warner, 1977].
(Order Decapoda):
On anterior margin of carapace, one of two openings enclosing eyestalks (ocular peduncles). (circular, tubular) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

Synonyms:
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