pretelson

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EtymologyEdit

pre- +‎ telson

NounEdit

pretelson (plural pretelsons)

  1. The tergite just in front of the telson
    • 2015 September 1, James C. Lamsdell et al., “The oldest described eurypterid: a giant Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian) megalograptid from the Winneshiek Lagerstätte of Iowa”, in BMC Evolutionary Biology[1], volume 15, DOI:10.1186/s12862-015-0443-9:
      The pretelson does not expand laterally and there is no evidence of an attachment point for cercal blades; this, combined with their absence in the material, indicates that such structures were lacking.

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