carapace spines
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Variously placed, sharp projections from the carapace.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • 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

  • 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 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

  • spine — ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Carapace, spines, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Anterior part of carapace, including ocular peduncles, based on Munidopsis. [Baba, 2005] A cuticular outgrowth without a recognizable basal articulation [Ingle,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • branchiostegal spine — See: carapace spine (b) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace spines (b) [McLaughlin, 1980]. A short spine located on or near the anterior margin of the carapace, ventral to the antennal spine in the shrimps; in crayfishes, immediately ventral to the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • suborbital spine — See: carapace spine (h) [Martin, 2005]. Spine on anterior margin or carapace [Butler, T.H.]. Spine on lower rim of orbit (Fig. 2) [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace spines (h) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Anteriorly… …   Crustacea glossary

  • antennal spine — See: carapace spine (a) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace spines (a) [McLaughlin, 1980]. ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Anterior part of carapace, including ocular peduncles, based on Munidopsis. [Baba, 2005] A short spine usually present on or near the anterior… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic spine — See: carapace spine c [Martin, 2005]. A lateral spine situated near the anterior margin of the hepatic region on the carapace of certain shrimps; it probably represents the branchiostegal spine displaced posteriorly from the anterior margin of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • postorbital spine — See: carapace spine (e) [Martin, 2005]. Spine situated near the orbital margin posterior to the antennal spine (Fig. 2A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. The hindmost spine or tooth on the orbital margin in the Oxyrhyncha [Ingle, 1983]. (Order …   Crustacea glossary

  • postrostral spine — (Order Decapoda): See: carapace spines (f) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): In shrimp like (natantian) decapod, anteriorly directed, spine like projection on carapace directly behind rostrum [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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