cyrtopia
(Order Euphausiacea):
Furcilia [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • cyrtopia — ˈtōpēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Cyrtopia, genus of crustaceans, from cyrt + opia; from the resemblance of these larvae to crustaceans of this genus : a larva of certain crustaceans (subclass Ostracoda) characterized by a lengthening… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyrtopia — n. [Gr. kyrtos, curved; ops, eye] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Euphausiacea, the fifth larval stage in which the antenna becomes modified and ceases to serve in locomotion and posterior legs and gills appear …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cyrtopia — cyr·to·pia …   English syllables

  • cyrtopia stage — Fifth larval stage in euphausiaceans in which antennae no longer serve for locomotion [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Euphausiacea): Formerly considered 5th larval stage with antennae no longer used in locomotion; currently included in… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Расщепленогие — (Schizopoda) отряд ракообразных из группы щитогрудых (стебельчатоглазых, Thoracostraca podophthalmata). Гибкий головогрудный панцирь покрывает всю грудь. Все конечности двухветвисты; из 8 пар грудных ног обыкновенно первые две изменены в… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • calyptopis — First larval stage following the nauplius stage in euphausids, corresponding roughly to the the protozoea stage [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Larval stage of euphausiids. There are three successive calyptopes, distinguished by the increasing degree… …   Crustacea glossary

  • furcilia — Fourth larval stage in euphausiaceans, marked by movable compound eyes that project beyond edge of carapace [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Larval stage of euphausiids that has stalked eyes and resembles the adult in general body form [Mauchline,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • metanauplius — A stage of development between the nauplius and calyptopis in euphausiids. A vestigial abdomen is present [Mauchline, 1984]. Developmental stage following the nauplius larval stage and bearing the same three appendages but having additional body… …   Crustacea glossary

  • nauplius — Characteristic crustacean larval stage bearing median simple (naupliar) eye and 3 pairs of setose, functional appendages destined to become the antennules, antennae and mandibles [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Early larval stage having only… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cyrt- — combining form or cyrto Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kyrt , kyrto , from kyrtos bulging, convex; akin to Latin curvus curved more at crown : bent : curved …   Useful english dictionary

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