Phyllopoda


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Related to Phyllopoda: Notostraca, Anostraca

Phyl`lop´o`da


n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of Entomostraca including a large number of species, most of which live in fresh water. They have flattened or leaflike legs, often very numerous, which they use in swimming. Called also Branchiopoda.
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In a unanimous way, these trails are ascribed to Phyllopoda (Seilacher, 1960; Osgood, 1979; Pollard 1985; Glaessner 1957; Hantzschel, 1975; Bromley and Asgaard 1979; Debriette and Gand, 1990; Schlirf et al.