Definition of Phyllopoda
in some especially former classifications
: a group comprising entomostracan crustaceans with leaflike swimming appendages that serve as gills, mandibles without palpi, and reduced maxillae: such as a : branchiopoda 1 b : an order or suborder coextensive with the combined orders Anostraca, Notostraca, and Conchostraca
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Origin and Etymology of phyllopoda
New Latin, from phyll- + -poda
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