carapace carina


carapace carina
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
The narrow ridge on the surface of a carapace.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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

  • 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 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

  • carapace groove — Furrow on surface of decapod, generally dorsal named types: a) antennal. Furrow on carapace extending backward from vicinity of antennal spine. b) branchiocardiac. Oblique furrow approximately in middle of posterior half of each side of carapace …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace spine — Sharp projection of carapace important for classification chief types: (a) antennal. Spine on front margin of carapace slightly below orbit. (b) branchiostegal. Spine on front margin of carapace or slightly behind it about halfway between… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace — ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Carapace, spines, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] Head Shield cuticular structure arising from posterior margin of cephalon,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace grooves — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Extending posteriorly from vicinity of antennal spine. (b) branchiocardiac. Oblique groove approximately in middle of posterior half on each side of carapace, separating branchial and cardiac regions and reaching… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carina — n., pl. nae [L. carina, keel] 1. Any keel like structure or elevated ridge. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) a. A well defined projecting ridge on the outer surface of the carapace of podocopan ostracods. b. The unpaired posteriodorsal plate of… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • carapace spines — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. On anterior margin slightly below orbit. (b) branchiostegal. On or clsoe to anterior margin medially between antennal and pterygostomial spines. (c) hepatic. Below and posterior to lower branch of cervical groove.… …   Crustacea glossary

  • gastroorbital carina — Main lateral carina on shrimps of genus Notostomus [Butler, T.H.]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace carinae d [McLaughlin, 1980]. See: carapace carina d [Martin, 2005]. Short longitudinal ridge extending (often curving) anterodorsally from the… …   Crustacea glossary


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