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Branchiura, order Branchiura(noun)
copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
a group of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus)
Branchiura is a group of crustaceans ranked as a subclass of the class Maxillopoda. It comprises the fish lice of the family Argulidae, and the prehistoric Cyclida.
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