antennal region
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, the anterior marginal part bordering orbital region laterally, adjoining hepatic, pterygostomial, and occasionally also the frontal regions of the carapace.

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  • antennal region — See: carapace region (a) [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace regions (a) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Area on lateral surface of the carapace posterior to and encompassing antennal spine [Butler, T.H.]. Area on the lateral face of the carapace posterior to and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • antennal carina — See: carapace carina (a) [Martin, 2005]. Ridge extending posteriorly along dorsal extremity of antennal region, often continuous with antennal spine (Fig. 2B) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. (Order Decapoda): On each side of carapace, narrow …   Crustacea glossary

  • antennal gland(s) — See: green gland [Martin, 2005]. Excretory gland situated in the basal article of the antennal peduncle [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Nephridial excretory organs exiting via a pore at the base of the antennae [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. One of pair… …   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 region — See: carapace region g [Martin, 2005]. Paired anterolateral areas of the carapace bounded anteriorly by the antennal region, posteriorly by the branchial region, and mesially by the gastric region [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Paired… …   Crustacea glossary

  • pterygostomian region — See: carapace region (k) [Martin, 2005]. Anteroventral area of the carapace [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Paired anteroventral are of carapace ventral to antennal region [Hobbs and Jass, 1988]. The paired anterolateral area on the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • 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

  • orbital region — See: carapace region j [Martin, 2005]. Narrow space bordering upper margin of orbit; not always distinguishable [Williams, 1984]. One of two relatively narrow regions along anterior margin of carapace; corresponds to to point of projection of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic region — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, an area contiguous with antennal, cardiac and ptergostomial regions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • orbital region — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) That part posterior to the eyes bordered by the frontal and antennal regions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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