Entomostraca
Entomostraca En`to*mos"tra*ca, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? cut in pieces + ? burnt clay, the hard shell of Testacea.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the subclasses of Crustacea, including a large number of species, many of them minute. The group embraces several orders; as the {Phyllopoda}, {Ostracoda}, {Copepoda}, and {Pectostraca}. See {Copepoda}, {Phyllopoda}, and {Cladocera}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Entomostraca — См. entomostracan …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • entomostraca — en·to·mos·tra·ca …   English syllables

  • subclass Entomostraca — noun in some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia; no longer in technical use • Syn: ↑Entomostraca • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Crustacea, ↑class Crustacea …   Useful english dictionary

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