Elongate slender posterior part of alimentary canal, in some crustaceans partly corresponding to mesenteron and invariably to part of proctodeum [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Cladocera):
Midgut [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Elongate section of digestive tract extending through abdomen from pyloric stomach to rectum [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Branchiura):
Posterior section of midgut; opens into hindgut at border of thorax and abdomen [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Midgut [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
More narrow posterior section of midgut (stomach, intestine); opens into hindgut [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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