ovigerous lamella

ovigerous lamella
In Cirripedia, eggs adhering in one or more lamellae, within mantle cavity and in certain Lepadomorpha, held in position by ovigerous frenae [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Adherent egg masses forming one or more lamellae within mantle cavity, in some lepadomorph Cirripedia, held in place by ovigerous frena [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
In certain stalked barnacles, one in a series of egg masses within mantle cavity. (See also ovigerous frena) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • ovigerous lamella — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Lepadomorpha Cirripedia, the egg masses forming one or more lamellae within the cavity; see ovigerous frena …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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