egg nauplius
Term referring to the naupliar larval stage when passed through as part of a longer period of embryonic development (or a long brood period) in species with yolky eggs [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].

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  • nauplius — nauplial, naupliform, nauplioid, adj. /naw plee euhs/, n., pl. nauplii / plee uy /. (in many crustaceans) a larval form with three pairs of appendages and a single median eye, occurring usually as the first stage of development after leaving the… …   Universalium

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  • crustacean — /kru stay sheuhn/, n. 1. any chiefly aquatic arthropod of the class Crustacea, typically having the body covered with a hard shell or crust, including the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, barnacles, and wood lice. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the… …   Universalium

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  • 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

  • branchiopod — /brang kee euh pod /, n. 1. any crustacean of the class (or subclass) Branchiopoda, having flattened, footlike appendages that bear respiratory organs. adj. 2. Also, branchiopodous /brang kee op euh deuhs/. belonging or pertaining to the… …   Universalium

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