subhepatic region

subhepatic region
See: carapace region (l) [Martin, 2005].
Area below hepatic region and anterolateral border of carapace [Williams, 1984].
The region on the ventral surface of the carapace bounded by the antero-lateral margin, outer margin of the pterygostomial region and lower margin of the orbit [Ingle, 1983].
(Order Decapoda):
See: carapace regions (l) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
On ventral side of carapace, region below each hepatic region. Adjoining regions include pterygostomial and suborbital regions [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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