Holostraca
Holostraca Ho*los"tra*ca, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "o`los whole + ? shell of a testacean.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of phyllopod Crustacea, including those that are entirely covered by a bivalve shell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Branchiopoda — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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