Definition of Ephippial. Meaning of Ephippial. Synonyms of Ephippial

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Definition of Ephippial

Ephippial
Ephippial E*phip"pi*al, a. Saddle-shaped; occupying an ephippium. --Dana.

Meaning of Ephippial from wikipedia

- Ephippia (singular: ephippium) are winter or dry-season eggs of the various species of small crustacean in the order Cladocera (within the Branchiopoda)...
- occurs. This results in the production of long-lasting dormant eggs. These ephippial eggs can be transported over land by wind, and hatch when they reach favourable...
- T6254A12592488.en. John A. H. Benzie & Ian A. E. Bayly (1996). "Male and ephippial female Daphnia jollyi Petkovski, 1973 discovered in Western Australia...
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