- hinge selvage
- (Class Ostracoda):In dorsal margin (hinge area) of valve; ridge-like elevation corresponding and occasionally continuous with selvage of anterior, ventral, and posterior margins) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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hinge selvage — ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Ostracoda, a single ridge extending along the free margin of the carapace, when valves are closed, fitting into the selvage groove of the opposite valve; keeps valves from slipping sideways across each other … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
selvage — (Class Ostracoda): In closing apparatus of valve, ridge like elevation along inner margin; fits into groove (selvage groove) of opposite valve. If margin is simple, selvage represents only ridge; if margin is complex (i.e., inner lamella with… … Crustacea glossary