About Stomatogastric Alternative Nomenclatures
Modern nomenclature for stomatogastric muscles, ossicles, nerves and neurons was established by
Maynard and Dando (1974)
based on a seminal comparative study they made of the decapod stomach (see also
Where possible, it has retained terms from earlier work (e.g.
but represents a thorough modern revision of the understanding of the system.
A somewhat different nomenclature for certain of the reidentifiable neurons in STG was introduced by
Mulloney and Selverston (1974)
and has found widespread usage since.
Nomenclature subdividing the PY neurons on a battery of criteria was proposed by
Hartline et al. (1979)
differing from that of
Nomenclature for central interneurons projecting to STG was developed by
for Panulirus but different names have been used in
other decapods owing to original uncertainties in homologies (
Meyrand et al. 19__).
Nomenclature for "command" or modulatory neurons and sensory inputs has developed as
identified inputs have been described (e.g.
Larimer and Kennedy 1966;
Dando and Selverston 1972
), but again in some cases what appears to be a homologous neuron in another species has ended
up with an different name. Following is a list of alternative terms and suggested homologies:
To be continued ...
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