Catometopa

plural noun
Cat·​o·​met·​o·​pa | \ ˌkatˈmetəpə \

Definition of Catometopa

in former classifications
: a division of crabs comprising the grapsoid members of Brachyrhyncha

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catometope \ -​ˈmetˌōp , -​eˌtōp \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Catometopa

New Latin, from cato- + Latin metopa metope

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“Catometopa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Catometopa. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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