branchiocardiac carina


branchiocardiac carina
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
That part of a carapace dividing the branchial and cardiac region.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • branchiocardiac carina — See: carapace carina (c) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace carinae (c) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Ridge extending along posterodorsal limit of branchiostegite (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. (Order Decapoda): On each side of carapace, narrow… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiocardiac sulcus — Groove extending along dorsal limit of branchiostegite, running parallel to branchiocardiac carina [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997] …   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 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

  • 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


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