subhepatic carina


subhepatic carina
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, a narrow ridge extending posteriorly from the branchiostegal spine.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • subhepatic carina — See: carapace carina (k) [Martin, 2005]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace carinae (k) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): On each side of carapace, narrow, longitudinal ridge extending posteriorly from branchiostegal spine [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • carina — A raised ridge on the surface of the exoskeleton [Ingle, 1980]. A ridge or keel of the exoskeleton (Fig. 1, 2). (Pl. carinae) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Any keel like structure, as on dorsum of pleon on some amphipods; in cirripeds,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace carina — Narrow ridge on surface of carapace (cf. decapod carapace and stomatopod integumental ornamentation) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Narrow ridge variously located on surface of decapoda carapace named types: a) antennal. Narrow ridge extending backward from …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace carinae — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Extending posteriorly from antennal spine. (b) branchial. Extending posteriorly from orbit over branchial region. (c) branchiocardiac. Dividing branchial from cardiac region. (d) gastroorbital. Extending… …   Crustacea glossary


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