Cladocera
Cladocera Cla*doc"e*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a sprout + ? a horn.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of the Entomostraca. [1913 Webster]

Note: They have a bivalve shell, covering the body but not the head, and from four to six pairs of legs and two pairs of anten[ae], for use in swimming. They mostly inhabit fresh water. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cladocera — Daphnia pulex Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Cladocĕra — Cladocĕra, so v. w. Wasserflöhe, Unterfamilie der büschelfüßigen Kiemensüßter …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cladocĕra — (Wasserflöhe), Gruppe der Blattfüßer (s.d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cladocera —   [zu griechisch kládos »Trieb«, »Zweig« und ke̅ra »Verderben«, »Schaden«], die Wasserflöhe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cladocera —   Cladocera Daphnia pulex …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cladocera — Cladocères Daphnia pulex …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cladocera — …   Википедия

  • Cladocera — Cla|do|ce|ra [kla do:tsera] vgl. ↑Kladozeren …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • cladocera — cla·doc·era …   English syllables

  • cladocera — kləˈdäsərə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from clad + cera : an order of minute chiefly freshwater branchiopod crustaceans comprising the water fleas …   Useful english dictionary

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