Ascothoracica

Ascothoracica

[¦as·kə·thə′ras·ə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of marine crustaceans in the subclass Cirripedia occurring as endo- and ectoparasites of echinoderms and cnidarians.
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Comparative SEM studies of lattice organs: putative sensory structures on the carapace of larva from Ascothoracica and Cirripedia (Crustacea Maxillopoda Thecostraca).