Anaspidacea

plural noun An·as·pi·da·cea \ əˌnaspəˈdāshēə , (ˌ)aˌn- \

Definition of Anaspidacea

:an order of crustaceans (Malacostraca) like shrimp that have mostly biramous thoracic limbs and deposit their eggs among water plants or under stones

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Origin and Etymology of anaspidacea

New Latin, from Anaspides, genus of crustaceans (from an- + -aspides, from Greek aspid-, aspis shield) + -acea


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