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Postero-lateral Striae

The postero-lateral striae are additional “creases” (striations) found in the rear part of the dorsal surface of the carapace. The number and length of these lines varies among species.

Illustration of the postero-lateral striae of the carapace from the dorsal view. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
Illustration of the postero-lateral striae of the carapace from the dorsal view. Figure modified from Crane (1975).
Illustration of the postero-lateral striae of the carapace from a side view. Figure modified from Crane (1975). image
Illustration of the postero-lateral striae of the carapace from a side view. Figure modified from Crane (1975).