stomapoda


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stomapoda \Sto*map"o*da\, n. pl. [NL. See Stoma, and -poda.]
   (Zool.)
   An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds
   are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They
   have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains a part of
   the stomach and heart; the abdominal appendages are large,
   and bear the gills. Called also Gastrula, Stomatopoda,
   and Squilloidea.
   [1913 Webster]
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