terminal claw spines
Tooth-like projections of varying size at concave end of postabdomen in cladocerans, having taxonomic value; few large basal spines near base of claw, minute denticles along greater part of claw, and spines of intermediate foreign particles and parasites [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
(Order Cladocera):
Toothlike projections of varying size at concave end of postabdomen [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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