- skeletal duplicature
- Outer chitinous body cover of conchostracans shed during ecdysis, individual duplicatures being very thin whitish translucent layer resembling entire animal when floating in water; may occur also in notostracans and cladocerans [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Cladocera):Outer chitinous body cover shed during ecdysis [McLaughlin, 1980].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.