Notodelphyoida

Notodelphyoida

[‚nōd·ə‚del·fē′ȯid·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small group of crustaceans bearing a superficial resemblance to many insect larvae as a result of uniform segmentation, comparatively small trunk appendages, and crowding of inconspicuous oral appendages into the anterior portion of the head.