lateral margin
Differentiated edge of carapace in some advanced macrurans and many brachyurans [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Decapoda):
In crab-like (brachyuran) decapod, outer edge of body formed by sharp bend in carapace [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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