Branchiura


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Related to Branchiura: Arguloida
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Noun1.Branchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthpartsBranchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
animal order - the order of animals
Copepoda, subclass Copepoda - minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
fish louse - a kind of copepod
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Branchiura -- A Compendium of The Geographical Distribution and Summary of Their Biology
Argulus, one of the four genera of class Branchiura (Poly, 2008; Martin and Davis, 2001) has a world wide distibution.
The major crustaceans parasites commonly encountered in cultured and wild fish are: copepods (ergasilidea and lernaeidae), branchiura (argulidae) and isopods).
Of these six species belong to the Tubificidae: Tubifex tubifex (Muller, 1774), Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Claparede, 1862), Limnodrilus claparedeianus (Ratzel, 1868), Potamothrix hammoniensis (Michaelsen, 1901), Potamothrix bedoti (Piguet, 1913), and Branchiura sowerbyi (Beddard, 1892); five species to the Naididae: Nais pardalis (Piguet, 1906), Ophidonais serpentina (Muller, 1774), Dero digitata (Muller, 1773), Slavina appendiculata (d'Udekem, 1855), and Stylaria lacustris (Linnaeus, 1767); and the genus Mesenchytraeus to Enchytraeidae.
First maxillae suction discs in branchiura (Crustacea): development and evolution in light of the first molecular phylogeny of branchiura,pentastomida, and other "maxillopoda.
Incidentally, in Rio Tercero Reservoir, the burrowing oligochaete Branchiura sowerbyi was found in the nearby sediments, but not in L.
Krebstiere, Crustacea, Kiemen und Blattfssler, Branchiopoda, Fischlause, Branchiura.
A single, dorsal pore was observed on each caudal ramus using scanning electron microscopy; these pores have not been reported previously in the Branchiura.