Entomostraca


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Entomostraca

[‚ent·ə′mä·strə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A group of Crustacea comprising the orders Cephalocarida, Branchiopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, Branchiura, and Cirripedia.
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[...] I have now convinced myself, that by far the best method of studying extraneous freshwater Entomostraca is that there practiced, viz, to raise the species from dried material taken in the respective regions from suitable localities.
On Australian Entomostraca. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol.
Contributions to the knowledge of the fresh-water Entomostraca of New Zealand as shown by artificial hatching from dried mud.