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):
In crab-like (brachyuran) decapod, posterior part of epistome; forms roof of mouth (buccal frame) and may be separated from epistome by transverse ridge. (Syn. palate) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.