parabranchial groove

parabranchial groove
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace grooves l [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
On each side of carapace, groove below, behind, and almost parallel with branchiocardiac and postcervical grooves; joins latter in lower part [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • parabranchial groove — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Nephropidae, a carapace groove below, behind and almost parallel to the branchiocardiac and postcervical grooves and joining the postcervical in the lower part …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • groove — See: carapace groove [Martin, 2005]. (Order Decapoda): One of numerous furrows extending along carapace. According to position and according to group, one may distinguish antennal, branchiocardiac, buccal, cervical, dorsomedian, gastroorbital,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace grooves — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Extending posteriorly from vicinity of antennal spine. (b) branchiocardiac. Oblique groove approximately in middle of posterior half on each side of carapace, separating branchial and cardiac regions and reaching… …   Crustacea glossary

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