Definition of Cirripedia in English:
A class of crustaceans that comprises the barnacles.
- On the whole the maxillopodan groups Ostracoda and Cirripedia and the Malacostraca have left the most significant fossil records.
- Rhizocephala belong to the group Cirripedia and are endoparasites on decapods (shrimps and crabs).
- Most Cirripedia do not contain an oxygen transport protein.
Definition of Cirripedia in:
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