order Amphipoda

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Related to order Amphipoda: Gammarid amphipods
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Noun1.order Amphipoda - small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale liceorder Amphipoda - small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp
animal order - the order of animals
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
amphipod - a kind of malacostracan crustacean
Caprella, genus Caprella - skeleton shrimp
Cyamus, genus Cyamus - whale lice
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Interestingly, this study is the first evidence of vertical transmission of a microsporidium in decapods (Order Decapoda) within the same Class Malacostraca, Subphylum Crustacea and Phylum Arthropoda with Order Amphipoda. Among arthropods, gammarids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) are a group in which vertically transmitted microsporidia infections are widespread (4).
The other two chapters cover order Amphipoda and order Tanaedacea.
Caprellidea, a suborder of the order Amphipoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca, Peracarida), comprises more than 300 described species and is classified into eight families (Caprellidae, Caprellinoididae, Caprogammaridae, Cyamidae, Paracercopidae, Pariambidae, Phtisicidae, and Protellidae; Laubitz, 1993; Martin and Davis, 2001).