- Digestive and storage gland in shrimps; also termed heptopancreas [Butler, T.H.].Digestive gland associated with the midgut, within the cephalothorax [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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