branchiura definition

  • noun-plural:
    • a small grouping of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including types parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus).
  • others:
    • A suborder of parasitic crustaceans, associated with purchase Simphonostoma; the carp-lice.
  • noun:
    • copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes

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