Branchiopoda

Branchiopoda is a class of crustaceans. It comprises fairy shrimp, clam shrimp, Cladocera, Notostraca and the Devonian Lepidocaris. They are mostly small, freshwater animals that feed on plankton and detritus, with the exception of the Cladocera, many of which are marine. Members of the Branchiopoda are unified by the presence of gills on many of ...
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Branchiopoda

• (n. pl.) An order of Entomostraca; -- so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense.Bran...
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branchiopoda

<zoology> An order of Entomostraca; so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense. ... Or...
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Branchiopoda

subclass Branchiopoda noun primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
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Branchiopoda

Bran'chi·o·poda noun plural [ Greek ... gill + -poda : confer French branchiopode .] (Zoology) An order of Entomostraca; -- so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus ,
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Branchiopoda

Branchiopoda is a subclass of crustacean in which the trunk appendages are broad, lobed and fringed with hairss and so called because their branchiae, or gills, are situated on the feet. They have one to three masticating jaws, and the head is not distinct from the thorax, which is much reduced in size. They include the water-fleas, trilobites, phy...
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Branchiopoda

[n] - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps
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