subclass Entomostraca

subclass Entomostraca
noun
in some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia; no longer in technical use
Syn: ↑Entomostraca
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Crustacea, ↑class Crustacea

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  • Entomostraca — is a historical subclass of Crustacea, no longer in technical use. It was originally considered one of the two major lineages of crustaceans (the other being the class Malacostraca), combining all other classes. The Ostracoda have the body… …   Wikipedia

  • Entomostraca — noun in some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia; no longer in technical use • Syn: ↑subclass Entomostraca • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Crustacea, ↑class Crustacea * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • entomostracan — [en΄təmäs′trə kən] n. 〚< ModL < entomo (see ENTOMO ) + Gr ostrakon, a shell (see OSTRACIZE) + AN〛 any of a large variety of small crus …   Universalium

  • class Crustacea — noun class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas • Syn: ↑Crustacea • Derivationally related forms: ↑crustaceous (for: ↑Crustacea) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crustacea — noun class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas • Syn: ↑class Crustacea • Derivationally related forms: ↑crustaceous • Hypernyms: ↑class …   Useful english dictionary

  • entomostracan — [en΄təmäs′trə kən] n. [< ModL < entomo (see ENTOMO ) + Gr ostrakon, a shell (see OSTRACIZE) + AN] any of a large variety of small crustaceans, as the copepods, barnacles, etc., formerly constituting a subclass (Entomostraca) …   English World dictionary

  • Malacostraca — Temporal range: Cambrian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Malacostraca — Mal a*cos tra*ca, prop. n. pl. [NL., from Gr. malako s soft + ? shell of a testacean.] (Zo[ o]l.) A subclass of Crustacea, including Arthrostraca and Thoracostraca, or all those higher than the Entomostraca. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triops cancriformis —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Triops (mythologie).  Triops cancriformis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • entomostracan — /ɛntəˈmɒstrəkən/ (say entuh mostruhkuhn) adjective 1. belonging to the Entomostraca, a subclass of mostly small crustaceans. –noun 2. an entomostracan crustacean. {entom(o) + Greek ostrakon shell + an} –entomostracous, adjective …  

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