carapace lirae
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Linear concentric ridges parallel to and interspaced between the growth lines.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • carapace lirae — (Order Diplostraca): Linear concentric edges parallel to and between growth lines [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Diplostraca): Raised, linear, fine concentric ridges parallel to growth lines and occupying an interspace [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace costae — Closely spaced radial ridges, grading from fine to coarse, that become obsolete near umbo and do not cross it (=radial lirae, radial riblets, accessory ribs) (e.g., Conchostraca, especially Estheriellidae, in which valves generally have more than …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace costae — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Fine to coarse closely spaced radial ridges, that do not cross the umbo; radial lirae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • radial lirae — see carapace costae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • radial lirae — See: carapace costae [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

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