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  • In those Copepods in which the palps of the mandibles as well as the antennae are biramous and natatory, the first three pairs of appendages retain throughout life, with little modification, the shape and function which they have in the nauplius stage, and must, in all likelihood, be regarded as approximating to those of the primitive Crustacea.
  • The eyes were probably stalked, the antennae and mandibles biramous and natatory, and both armed with masticatory processes.
  • It is likely that the trunk-limbs were also biramous, with additional endites and exites.
  • - Squilla mantis bases tends to show that the primitive (Stomatopoda), showing the type of appendage was more complex last four thoracic (leg-bearthan the simple biramous limb, and ing) somites free from the some authorities have regarded the carapace.
  • It is highly probable, however, that the biramous limb is a simplification of a more complex primitive type, to which the Phyllopod limb is a more or less close approximation.
 

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