Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Latreille's system of classification, a division of læmodipodous crustaceans, containing the slender as distinguished from the stout læmodipods, such as Caprella, Proto, etc.: contrasted with Ovalia. It corresponds to the modern family Caprellidæ.

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Examples

  • Bacilla, ex h&c, nigra, altitudine linearia vel sesquiline - aria, filiformia, crassitie humani capitis pilos vix aequantia, copiosb assurgunt.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society

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