Myodocopa


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Myodocopa

[‚mī·ə′däk·ə·pə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the order Myodocopida; includes exclusively marine ostracodes distinguished by possession of a heart.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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dracontovalis--are members of the Family Cypridinidae in the Order Myodocopa. Cypridinids brood their eggs in the back of their shell cavity; the eggs hatch enclosed in a round carapace just like the adults'.