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[From New Latin Stomatopoda, order name : stomato- (from the fact that the first five pairs of thoracic legs are bent towards the mouth and used in feeding ) + -pod.]


(ˈstɒmətəˌpɒd; ˈstəʊ-)
(Animals) any marine crustacean of the order Stomatopoda, having abdominal gills: subclass Malacostraca. The group includes the mantis shrimp
[C19: via New Latin from Greek stoma mouth + -podos, pous foot]


(stoʊˈmæt əˌpɒd)

mantis shrimp; squilla.
[1875–80; < New Latin Stomatopoda; see stomato-, -pod]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stomatopod - a kind of crustacean
crustacean - any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
order Stomatopoda, Stomatopoda - mantis shrimps
mantis crab, mantis shrimp - tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendages
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Technically, it is a crustacean of the order stomatopoda, and is also called a stomatopod, and it is usually found in shallow waters.
Bivalvia larvae were observed in spring, summer and autumn and stomatopod were observed in spring, summer and autumn.
The peacock mantis shrimp, or stomatopod, is a 4- to 6-inch-long rainbow-colored crustacean with a fist-like club that accelerates underwater faster than a 22-calibur bullet.
The eye of a stomatopod crustacean operates as an achromatic quarter wave retarder in the visible wavelength region due to its internal non-typical composition.
Gea Piroja B (1934) A thesis on a contribution to study of the macroplankton of the Bombay harbor with detailed notes on Hydromedusae, Siphonophore, Sagittae and Stomatopod larvae.
Boyce (2006): Estimating diversity of Indo-Paciflc coral reef stomatopods through DNA barcoding of stomatopod larvae, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.
The effect of injury on the agonistic behavior of the stomatopod, Gonodactylus bredini (Manning).
This comprehensive guide identifies 800 species of decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian waters.
Decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from mass mortality lagerstatten: Turonian (Cretaceous) of Colombia.