posterior aorta

posterior aorta
(Order Cumacea):
Aorta [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Tanaidacea):
Aorta [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Dorsal aorta [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Aorta [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
Major blood vessel arising from posterior end of heart. Extends to end of abdomen and gives rise to series to segmental arteries. (Syn. abdominal aorta) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Superorder Syncarida):
Aorta. (Syn. posterior dorsal aorta) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Major blood vessel arising from posterior end of heart. Extends to posterior end of abdomen and gives rise to series of segmental arteries supplying appendages (pleopods) and photophores. (single, paired) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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