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Definition of Nicothoe astaci

Nicothoe astaci
Lobster Lob"ster, n. [AS. loppestre, lopystre prob., corrupted fr. L. locusta a marine shellfish, a kind of lobster, a locust. Cf. Locust.] (Zo["o]l.) Any large macrurous crustacean used as food, esp. those of the genus Homarus; as the American lobster (H. Americanus), and the European lobster (H. vulgaris). The Norwegian lobster (Nephrops Norvegicus) is similar in form. All these have a pair of large unequal claws. The spiny lobsters of more southern waters, belonging to Palinurus, Panulirus, and allied genera, have no large claws. The fresh-water crayfishes are sometimes called lobsters. Lobster caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the caterpillar of a European bombycid moth (Stauropus fagi); -- so called from its form. Lobster louse (Zo["o]l.), a copepod crustacean (Nicotho["e] astaci) parasitic on the gills of the European lobster.

Meaning of Nicothoe astaci from wikipedia

- Nicothoë astaci or the 'lobster louse' is an ectoparasitic copepod that parasitises the gills of the European lobster species Homarus gammarus. The lobster...
- Nicothoe is a genus of copepods, containing the following species: Nicothoe analata Kabata, 1966 Nicothoe astaci Audouin & Edwards, 1826 Nicothoe brucei...
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