tergal margin
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Barnacle plate feature: edge of scutum of edge of any other plate directly adjoining tergum [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Edge of scutum adjacent to tergum, or edge of any plate bordering tergum [McLaughlin, 1980].

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