postsegmental region


postsegmental region
see telson.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • postsegmental region — See: telson [McLaughlin, 1980]. Telson [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • telson — ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] Last somite of body, bearing arms and commonly caudal furca or pair of cerci, growth zone for postcephalic somites located at its anterior edge …   Crustacea glossary

  • telson — n. [Gr. telson, end] 1. (ARTHROPODA) The terminal portion of an arthropod body (not considered a true somite), usually containing the anus; the periproct. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In scorpions, the distal stinging caudal spine. 3. (ARTHROPODA …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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