Definition of Lernaea branchialis. Meaning of Lernaea branchialis. Synonyms of Lernaea branchialis

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Definition of Lernaea branchialis

Lernaea branchialis
Lernaea Ler*n[ae]"a (l[~e]r*n[=e]"[.a]), n. [NL., fr. L. Lernaeus Lern[ae]an, fr. Lerna, Gr. Le`rnh, a forest and marsh near Argos, the mythological abode of the hydra.] (Zo["o]l.) A Linn[ae]an genus of parasitic Entomostraca, -- the same as the family Lern[ae]id[ae]. Note: The genus is restricted by modern zo["o]logists to a limited number of species similar to Lern[ae]a branchialis found on the gills of the cod.

Meaning of Lernaea branchialis from wikipedia

- Lernaeocera branchialis, sometimes called cod worm, is a parasite of marine fish, found mainly in the North Atlantic. It is a marine copepod which starts...
- developmental stages. The life cycle is very similar to that of Lernaeenicus branchialis, a parasite of the European flounder (Pleuronectes flesus), the common...
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