dorsoventralis posterior
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, a prominent muscle connecting the head apodemes with the inner surface of the carapace posterior to the cervical groove.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • dorsoventralis posterior — Important muscle in crayfish and other decapods connecting head apodemes with internal surface of carapace just behind cervical groove [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Prominent muscle connecting head apodemes with inner surface of carapace posterior …   Crustacea glossary

  • dorsoventralis posterior muscle — (Order Decapoda): In cephalothorax, prominent muscle extending from head apodemes to carapace, where it inserts posterior to cervical groove [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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