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Synonyms for carapace

hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

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Differences in the number of sampled individuals and those that were used in the morphometric analyses are due to the fact that only intact carapaces and right chelipeds were used.
In February 2016, a specimen of Ostrea cf puelchana (in vivo) was found cemented to the carapace of a crab of the species Callinectes exasperatus (Gerstaecker, 1856).
6 kilograms to 23kg and measured about 45 centimetres to 61cm in carapace length.
Those results suggest the existence of a morphological pattern in aeglid carapaces.
In case of crab claws and carapaces, high percentage weight loss was associated with excessive CO2 gas emission with effervescence and undesirable foam that is a proof of high mineral content loss during demineralisation process (DP).
Prior to exposure, the lobster carapaces were rinsed with sterilized filtered seawater before filter placement, and the filters were then placed onto the lateral carapace of the lobsters.
Specifically, adhesive should be applied around the transmitter to cover a larger surface area and increase the angle between the PTT and carapace (Fig.
At the Whitney Site 1, three of the five fossil turtles were preserved with their carapaces up.
They are magnificent creatures with smooth black carapaces and great headpieces.
Raffia shawls of the indigenous people of the South American region of Orinoco, like carapaces for absent bodies, stand in rows across from a series of cubicles in the glittering light of an anonymous bank lobby looking like they were just denied access for economic reasons.
Already being compared with the Sistine Chapel, the work uses the glowing beetle carapaces to create an enormous mosaic that covers the barrel vault and the ceiling niches of the 19th-century Hall of Mirrors.
From a distance, the Parco is signposted by swelling, weighty hulks of the lead roofs evoking metaphors of tortoise shells, insect carapaces and the curiously graceful jointed armour of samurai warriors.
Mixtures with less clofibric acid resulted in less mortality but cause some daphnia offspring to have malformed carapaces and appendages.