- attractor epimeralis muscle
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)In Decapoda, a prominent muscle inserting along the line of the brachiocardiac groove.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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attractor epimeralis muscle — Important muscle in many decapods, inserted along line of branchiocardiac groove in carapace [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Prominent muscle in many decapods, inserting along line of branchiocardiac groove [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): In… … Crustacea glossary
lateral gastrocardiac markings — Insertions of attractor epimeralis muscle in brachyuran decapods lacking branchiocardiac groove [McLaughlin, 1980]. Insertions of attractor epimeralis muscle in most Brachyura, in which the branchiocardiac groove has disappeared [Moore and… … Crustacea glossary