- Anterior portion of gnathothorax in Cumacea, formed by pair of anterolateral parts of cephalic shield grown forward so as to meet medially in front of true rostrum [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Cumacea):Anterior part of carapace formed by pair of forward projecting plates [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Cumacea):Anterior projection of carapace formed by two adjoining pseudorostral lobes. (horizontal, upturned, reflexed; acute, blunt; simple, with long setae) [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Decapoda):In certain crab-like (brachyuran) decapods, anterior extension of carapace formed by fusion of two projecting teeth of frontal margin [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.