protogastric lobe


protogastric lobe

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • protogastric lobe — Anterolateral division of gastric region of decapod (brachyuran) carapace [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Anterolateral lobe of subregion of gastric region [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace regions (f) [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • gastric region — See: carapace region f [Martin, 2005]. Large median area, in crab carapace, bounded behind by cervical suture, laterally by hepatic regions, and anteriorly by frontoorbital regions. Divisible into following subregions or lobes: epigastric,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace region — Differentiated portion of decapod carapace surface distinguished in descriptions and used in classification named types: (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part of carapace bordering orbital region laterally and also touching hepatic, pterygostomial …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace regions — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part bordering orbital region laterally, adjoining hepatic, pterygostomial, and occasionally also frontal regions. (b) anterolateral. Lateral part bordering subhepatic or hepatic regions. (c)… …   Crustacea glossary


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