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A class of small aquatic crustaceans that includes water fleas and fairy shrimps, which are distinguished by having gills upon the feet.
- ‘Hemoglobin is present in Branchiopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, rhizocephalan Cirripedia and one suborder of amphipodan Malacostraca, while hemocyanin has been described in Malacostraca.’
- ‘Appendages with all of these outgrowths are called phyllopodus appendages and are found in several of the more ancient or primitive crustacean groups such as the Phyllocarida, Branchiopoda, and Cephalocarida.’
- ‘Eulimnadia texana is a freshwater clam shrimp in the crustacean subclass Branchiopoda and the order Spinicaudata.’
- ‘Again, differential regulation of expression of hemoglobin subunits is occurring in the Branchiopoda.’
- ‘Hemoglobins have been described in a select number of crustacean groups, including the Branchiopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, Cirrepedia, and Decapoda.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek brankhia gills + pous, pod- foot.
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