- Postabdomen of cladocerans, bent forward from junction with body and terminating in 2 claws with spines and teeth on their concave sides [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Cladocera):Postabdomen, bent forward from junction with body, terminating in 2 claws [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Cladocera):Postabdomen [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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