depressor muscle crests
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In balanomorph barnacles, elevated denticles or ridges on the inner surface of the tergum near the basicarinal angle for attachment of the depressor muscles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • depressor muscle crests — In cirripeds (Balanomorpha), elevated denticles on interior of tergum near basicarinal angle for attachment of depressor muscles (crests may extend apically) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: on inner… …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor muscle — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted at basicarnial angle of tergum, for which depressor muscle crests are usually developed [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Muscle inserted at basicarinal angle of tergum (balanomorph Cirripedia) [McLaughlin …   Crustacea glossary

  • depressor muscle lateral — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted on basitergal angle of scutum, for which lateral depressor muscle pit, depression or crests may develop [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • lateral depressor muscle — In Cirripedia (Balanomorpha), muscle inserted on basitergal angle of scutum, for which lateral depressor muscle pit, depression or crests may develop [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

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