Phyllopoda Phyl*lop"o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a leaf + -poda.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Entomostraca including a large number of species, most of which live in fresh water. They have flattened or leaflike legs, often very numerous, which they use in swimming. Called also {{Branchiopoda}}. [1913 Webster]

Note: In some, the body is covered with a bivalve shell ({Holostraca}); in others, as Apus, by a shield-shaped carapace ({Monostraca}); in others, like Artemia, there is no carapace, and the body is regularly segmented. Sometimes the group is made to include also the Cladocera. [1913 Webster]

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