calyptopis stage
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Euphausiacea, the third larval stage characterized by differentiation of abdomen and appearance of compound eyes; see zoea.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • furcilia — n. [L. dim. furca, fork] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Euphausiacea, the larval stage following the calyptopis (mysis type) with stalked and movable compound eyes and with thoracic and abdominal appendages; antennae not used for locomotion …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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