pseudozoea
A modified zoeal stage exhibited by some stomatopods [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Early larval stage of certain stomatopods; characterized by biramous antennules, two uniramous thoracopods, and five pairs of pleopods. (See also antizoea, erichthus larva) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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