Phyllopoda


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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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(1983): Zur Taxonomie und Biostratigraphie der Conchostraca (Phyllopoda, Crustacea) des Jungpalaozoikums der DDR, Teil 1.
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., 2001; Gand et al., this work).