daphnid

noun
daph·nid | \ˈdafnə̇d\
plural -s

Definition of daphnid 

: any of numerous small active water fleas especially : any member of Daphnia or a related genus, many of which are used as feed for aquarium fishes

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History and Etymology for daphnid

New Latin Daphnidae, family of water fleas, from Daphnia, type genus + -idae

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