- Irregular saw-toothed outline on dorsal edges on some conchostracan valves where growth bands do not end on same hinge line; may have various expression from strongly serrate (e.g., Paleolimnadiopsidae) to subdued serrate (e.g., extant Caenestheriellia) and pseudoserrate (e.g., some extant Cyzicus) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].Irregular saw-toothed outline, e.g., on conchostracan valves [McLaughlin, 1980].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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