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telson

(tĕl′sən)
n.
1. The rearmost segment of the body of certain arthropods.
2. An extension of this segment, such as the middle lobe of the tail of a lobster or the stinger of a scorpion.

telson

the terminal appendage of the last abdominal segment of some arthropods, such as the tail fan in many crustaceans or the sting in the scorpion.
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Current was applied at the base of telson to shock the animal until venom was ejected.
Telson (Figs 3A, B): Forks short, slightly divergent; with a minute spine at base of each furcal arm, and lateral margins without spines.
Relationship between Ovarian developmental stages and weight and size variations: Ovarian maturation shows size variations of different body parts (total length (TL), carapace length (CL), rostral length (RL), telson length (Ts.
The diagnosis, description and illustrations of this species, based on the morphology of the rostrum, the telson and the second pair of pereopods, are included.
In Designmynight, Telson and Webster have harnessed the diverse potential of London's nightlife to create the first bespoke search engine geared specifically towards price comparison.
Todos los especimenes fueron pesados (peso total, PT) con precision de 0,1 g, la longitud total (LT) fue medida desde la punta del rostro hasta la punta del telson y, la longitud del cefalotorax (LC) desde el borde posterior de la cavidad orbital a la mitad del margen final del cefalotorax, las cuales fueron medidas con precision de 0,01 mm usando calibradores digitales.
The telson is not tightly joined with, or fused, to the last abdominal segment.
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Besides the difference in the number of inter-furcal spines on the telson, the two species of Taphromysis can be distinguished with T.
Como datos complementarios los indices largo/alto del telson (media de 3,68 en [masculinidad] y 3,25 en [feminidad] para B.