Lim·​ne·​tis | \ limˈnētə̇s \

Definition of Limnetis

: a genus of phyllopod crustaceans (order Conchostraca) including numerous small almost spherical forms that have only the first pair of feet in the male provided with a clasping organ

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History and Etymology for Limnetis

New Latin, from Greek limnētis, feminine of limnētēs living in marshes, from limnē marshy lake

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“Limnetis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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