How to use Carapaces in a sentence
In this genus ten free somites (mesosoma) occur between the prosomatic and metasomatic carapaces.
In none of them are the appendages known, but in the form of the two carapaces and the presence of free somites they are distinctly intermediate between Limulus and the Trilobitae.
In some lines these scales fused to form bony carapaces.
A, Youngest stage with no mesosomatic somites; B and C, stages with two mesosomatic somites between the prosomatic and telsonic carapaces; D, adult condition, still with only two free mesosomatic somites.Advertisement