Syncarida


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Syncarida

[siŋ′kar·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superorder of crustaceans of the subclass Melacostraca lacking a carapace and oostegites and having exopodites on all thoracic limbs.
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Details of morphology, phylogeny, physiology, and ecology are then presented for the class Cephalocarida, class Remipedia, subclass Hoplocarida, and superorder Syncarida.
The formation of an embryonic anlage of a seventh pleonic ganglion that later fuses with the sixth ganglion has been reported from representatives of most highermalacostracan taxa including Leptostraca (Claus, 1888; Manton, 1928b, 1934), Hoplocarida (Shiino, 1942), Syncarida (Hickman, 1937), Mysidacea (Manton, 1928a, b), Tanaidacea (Scholl, 1963), and Isopoda (Stromberg, 1967).