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- proper n. A taxonomic subclass within the class Branchiopoda — very many freshwater branchiopod crustaceans.
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The section of the Branchiopoda includes two groups differing even in their development, -- the Phyllopoda and the Cladocera.
Phyllopoda and Xiphosura, furnished a long and varied, and at the same time intimately connected series, such as was at my command in no other class.
Phyllopoda, on the contrary, in which the number of feet varies between
We might regard the Phyllopoda as Zoeae which have not arrived at the formation of a peculiarly endowed abdomen or thorax, and instead of these have repeatedly reproduced the appendages which first follow the Nauplius-limbs.
(* If the Phyllopoda may be regarded as the nearest allies of the
The anterior antennae of the Copepoda, Cladocera, Phyllopoda (Leydig,