occipital notch

occipital notch
Angulated indentation at rear of cephalon [McLaughlin, 1980].
Angulated indentation at rear of head in some conchostracans [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Diplostraca):
Notch-like depression in dorsal posterior region of head. May be preceded by occipital point. (shallow and inconspicuous, acute and pronounced, deeply cleft) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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