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:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan