mastigopus
(Order Decapoda):
Postlarva [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • postlarva — Final larval or preadult stage; juvenile stage that resembles a miniature adult but is not sexually mature [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. (Order Decapoda): Last of basically five larval stages (nauplius, metanauplius, protozoea, zoea, postlarva).… …   Crustacea glossary

  • -pus — pəs noun combining form Etymology: New Latin pod , pus, from Greek pod , pous, from pod , pous foot more at foot : creature having (such) a foot or feet monopus Lycopus chiefly in generic names in zo …   Useful english dictionary

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