- of or relating to the tergum.
Origin of tergal
Examples from the Web for tergal
Historical Examples of tergal
The claspers seem to be the tergal portions of the ninth segment.
Two pectoral feet somewhat smaller than the two tergal feet, about as long as the shell, slightly divergent, cylindrical.
Two frontal horns and two tergal feet about as long as the shell; odd horn shorter; odd foot longer.
Two tergal feet half as long and thick, simple (in the figure hidden behind the large pectoral feet).
Tergal suture: the Y shaped dorsal suture on the head of many insect larvae.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith