Origin of naupliusL, kind of shellfish from Classical Greek nauplios, kind of shellfish said to sail in its shell as in a ship from naus, ship (see navy) + pleiein, to sail
Origin of naupliusLatin a kind of shellfish from Greek nauplios
From Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?] (nauplios, “a kind of shellfish").
Some writers treat the two as one (very long-lived) person.