antizoea
n. [L. anti, against; zoe, life]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
The first larval stage of the large, carnivorous marine mantis shrimps of the superorder Hoplocarida, that lack the raptorial claws; see pseudozoea.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • pseudozoea — A modified zoeal stage exhibited by some stomatopods [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. (Order Stomatopoda): Early larval stage of certain stomatopods; characterized by biramous antennules, two uniramous thoracopods, and five pairs of pleopods. (See also …   Crustacea glossary

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