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Synonyms for branchiopod

aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding

of or relating to or characteristic of the subclass Branchiopoda

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Because the brain anatomy of branchiopods is much simpler than that of malacostracans, they have been regarded as the more likely ancestors of the arthropod lineage that would give rise to insects.
Strausfeld said: "There have been all sorts of implications why branchiopods shouldn't be the ancestors of insects.
As a group, branchiopods are united by the presence of gills on their legs and various appendages used for swimming.
Horne (1967) surveyed branchiopods throughout Wyoming, and found diverse communities at most sites.
The branchiopod taxa that were found during the study (Table 1) have become suited to temporary environments through various physiological, behavioural, life-history and structural adaptations (De Roeck et al.
Also express their gratitude to the organizers of 5th of International Large Branchiopod Symposium, the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences of the University of Western Australia (Australia).
Ultrastructure and ion permeability of the two types of epithelial cell arranged alternately in the gill of the fresh water branchiopod Caenestheriella gifuensis (Crustacea).
Expression of hunch-back during trunk segmentation in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana Dev.
The macro-invertebrates considered most characteristic of the episodic freshwaters of hot deserts are branchiopod crustaceans, or the gill-footed shrimps (Notostraca, the tadpole shrimps; Conchostraca, the clam shrimps; Anostraca, the fairy shrimps).
Structural studies of a branchiopod crustacean (Lepidurus bilobatus) extracellular hemoglobin.
Surprisingly, three genes that define the identity of diverse trunk segments in insects (Antp, Ubx, and abd-A) are all expressed throughout the thorax of the branchiopod crustacean Artemia, but are not expressed in the postgenital abdomen (12).
Now we have shown that the heartbeat of the branchiopod Triops longicaudatus is myogenic, and that the heart muscle acts as a diffuse pacemaker.