prezoea
A free larva stage invested with the embryonic cuticle [Ingle, 1983].
Just-hatched larva still covered by embryonic cuticle [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Just-hatched post-nupliar larva still covered by embryonic cuticle [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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