Definition of Anostraca

1. Noun. Small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps.

Exact synonyms: Order Anostraca
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Branchiopoda, Subclass Branchiopoda
Member holonyms: Artemia, Chirocephalus, Genus Artemia, Genus Chirocephalus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anostraca

Anopheles gambiae
Anopheles labranchiae
Anopheles maculatus
Anopheles maculipennis
Anopheles minimus
Anopheles pseudopunctipennis
Anopheles quadrimaculatus
Anopheles stephensi
Anopheles sundaicus
Anopheles superpictus
Anophelinae
Anophelini
Anoplocephala
Anoplocephala perfoliata
Anoplophora glabripennis
Anostraca
Anouilh
Anrep
Anrep effect
Anrep phenomenon
Ansaid
Ansar al-Islam
Ansar al Islam
Anschluss
Anselm
Anselmic
Anser
Anser anser
Anser cygnoides
Anserinae

Literary usage of Anostraca

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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"In the anostraca (Fig. 1011) there is no shell-fold and the body, ... The eyes are elevated on movable peduncles in the anostraca but are sessile in all ..."

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