articular furrow

articular furrow
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
A groove near the tergal margin of the scutum, or scutal margin of the tergum, forming part of articulation between the two valves of barnacles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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