mesobranchial lobe or area
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, an intermediate part of the branchial region of the carapace.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • carapace region — Differentiated portion of decapod carapace surface distinguished in descriptions and used in classification named types: (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part of carapace bordering orbital region laterally and also touching hepatic, pterygostomial …   Crustacea glossary

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