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Noun1.Entomostraca - in some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia; no longer in technical use
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
References in classic literature ?
south of Cape Horn, the net was put astern several times; it never, however, brought up anything besides a few of two extremely minute species of Entomostraca.
Survey of the free living Entomostraca (Crustaceae) fauna of Punjab with special reference to recent Ostracoda.
Entomostraca from the Panama Canal Zone with description of one new species.