furcal ramus
Branch of caudal furca [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
See: caudal ramus [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Anostraca):
Caudal ramus [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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