What does branchiura mean?

branchiura meaning in General Dictionary

A group of Entomostraca with suctorial mouths including types parasitic on fishes as the carp lice Argulus

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  • copepods with suctorial mouthparts; parasitic on fishes
  • a team of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, as the carp lice (Argulus).

branchiura meaning in General Dictionary

(n. pl.) A group of Entomostraca, with suctorial mouths, including species parasitic on fishes, due to the fact carp lice (Argulus).