mancoid stage
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Postlarval stage in Leptostraca, with rudimentary 4th pleopod.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mancoid stage — Postlarval leptostracan that differs from adult in having rudimentary 4th pleopod [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Phyllocarida): Postlarval stage with rudimentary 4th pleopod [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • manca stage — A post embryonic stage in development; manca II leaves the marsupium [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. (Order Leptostraca): Postlarval stage at which leptostracans hatch. Well developed, differing from adult in having rudimentary fourth pleopod pair.… …   Crustacea glossary

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