conchostracan carapace ribs
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Strong radial ridges with intervals of variable width radiating from and across the umbo, usually nodose at intersections of growth lines.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • conchostracan carapace ribs — Strong radial ridges radiating from and across umbo of conchostracan carapace, with intervals of variable width between any pair and commonly nodose at intersections of growth lines; may be partial or embryonic in expression; synonyms include… …   Crustacea glossary

  • conchostracan carapace interval — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Any space between two ribs, costae, or costellae of the conchostracan carapace …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • conchostracan carapace interval — Space between any 2 ribs, costae, or costellae on conchostracan carapace [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

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