subclass Copepoda

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Noun1.subclass Copepoda - minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
copepod, copepod crustacean - minute marine or freshwater crustaceans usually having six pairs of limbs on the thorax; some abundant in plankton and others parasitic on fish
genus Cyclops - copepod water fleas
Branchiura, order Branchiura - copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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scopulifer Ekman (1900) 0 0 Class Maxillopoda Subclass Copepoda Order Calanoida Family Centropagidae Boeckella bergi Richard (1897) 0 0 B.
In Maxillopoda, myofibrils are seen in the barnacle Balanus nubilus (subclass Cirripedia) (Hoyle et al., 1973) and in the copepod Macrocyclops albidus (subclass Copepoda) (Fahrenbach, 1963).