Cypridinacea

Cypridinacea

[‚sī‚prid·ə′nās·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of ostracods in the suborder Myodocopa characterized by a calcified carapace and having a round back with a downward-curving rostrum.
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