Sentence Examples with the word FURCA

On the other hand, the two limbless segments that precede the caudal furca are decidedly non-malacostracan.

The furca is, as a rule, a powerful motor organ, and has its laminae edged with strong teeth (ungues) or setae or both.

Also he gives two different reckonings of the segmentation, counting first eleven body segments without the caudal furca (p. 40), and then the caudal furca as itself the eleventh segment (p. 41).