Lophogastrida


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Related to Lophogastrida: krill, Isopoda, Euphausiacea, Decapoda, Cumacea, Mysids

Lophogastrida

[‚läf·ə′gas·trə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of free-swimming marine crustaceans in the order Mysidacea characterized by imperfect fusion of the sixth and seventh abdominal somites, seven pairs of gills and brood lamellae, and natatory, biramous pleopods.