- head shield
- See: cephalic shield [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].(Order Cladocera):Variously developed, unpaired, shield-like structure covering head [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Class Cephalocarida):Cephalic shield [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Class Remipedia):Cephalic shield [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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