Cecropidae

Cecropidae

[sə′kräp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of crustaceans in the suborder Caligoida which are external parasites on fish.
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7 SPECIES OF THE CECROPIDAE (CRUSTACEA: COPEPODA) ARE ACTUALLY MEMBERS OF THE PANDARIDAE: EVIDENCE FROM PROSAETES RHINODONTIS
Robust evidence supporting the validity of the Siphonostomatoida family Cecropidae has always been limited, as species of the Cecropidae and the Pandaridae share many morphological characteristics.
In the same context, the Athenians are called Cecropidae (6.21) which looks again like an echo of Hymn IV (315: 'an gleicher Versstelle in gleichem Zusammenhang', Norden ad 6.21).