- sternal process
- Projection from mid-section of sternite of mysidaceans and pygocephalomorph eocarids, unknown as to function [Moore and McCormick, 1969].Projection from midsection of sternite [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Mysida):In certain mysidaceans, medial unpaired process on thoracic sternite [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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