adductor pit

adductor pit
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Depression on the inner surface of the scutum between the adductor ridge and the occludent margin for the attachment of the adductor muscle of certain barnacles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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