anaprotaspis

noun
ana·​pro·​tas·​pis | \ ˌanəprōˈtaspə̇s \
plural anaprotaspes\ -​taˌspēz \

Definition of anaprotaspis

: an early protaspis with but six segments all of which are incorporated in the cephalon of the adult trilobite

First Known Use of anaprotaspis

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaprotaspis

New Latin, from ana- + protaspis

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“Anaprotaspis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaprotaspis. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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