schizopod larva
Ontogenetic stage characterized by presence biramous limbs on all thoracic somites. (Syn. mysis stage) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
See: mysis stage [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Decapoda):
Mysis [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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