- Palate-like part of buccal frame in some brachyuran decapods. (Syn. palate) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].Part of epistome forming palate in brachyurans and usually separated from epistome proper by transverse ridge [Williams, 1984].Plate inside buccal cavern surrounding mouth [Poore, 2004].Platelike part of buccal frame in some brachyuran decapods [McLaughlin, 1980].The area posterior to the epistome forming the roof of the buccal cavity [Ingle, 1983].(Order Decapoda):
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.