Spelaeogriphacea


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Spelaeogriphacea

[¦spē·lē·ō·gri′fās·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A peracaridan order of the Malacostraca comprised of the single species Spelaeogriphus lepidops, a small, blind, transparent, shrimplike crustacean with a short carapace that coalesces dorsally with the first thoracic somite.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The first record of Spelaeogriphacea (Crustacea) from Australasia: a new genus and species from an aquifer in the arid Pilbara of Western Australia.
Another chapter treats the orders Bochusacae, Mictacea, and Spelaeogriphacea by combining two original French chapters and adding a third order.