caudal furca
Pair of caudal rami [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Paired caudal rami of terminal abdominal segment or telson. (Syn. furca) [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Cladocera):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Notostraca):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Diplostraca):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Anostraca):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Cephalocarida):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Mystacocarida):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Subapical spine [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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