Definition of Subclass branchiopoda
1. Noun. Primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas.
Group relationships: Class Crustacea, Crustacea
Member holonyms: Genus Daphnia, Anostraca, Order Anostraca, Notostraca, Order Notostraca, Genus Triops, Triops
Generic synonyms: Class
Derivative terms: Branchiopodous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclass Branchiopoda
Literary usage of Subclass branchiopoda
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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"... 1 Caiman rejects the suborder Phyllopoda and divides his subclass Branchiopoda into four orders: Anostraca, Notostraca, Conchostraca, Cladocera. ..."