Copepoda
Copepoda Co*pep"o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? an oar + -poda.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Entomostraca, including many minute Crustacea, both fresh-water and marine. [1913 Webster]

Note: They have a distinct carapace. The eggs are carried in a pair of external pouches. Some are parasites of fishes. [1913 Webster]


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