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  • Therein an order Thoracica comprehends the pedunculate Lepadidae, together with the operculate and sessile Balanidae and Verrucidae; a single species without cirrhi constitutes the order Apoda, and a single species with only three pairs of cirrhi the order Abdominalia.
  • Such a calyx is operculate or calyptrate.
  • Sometimes at the place where they exist, the outer membrane, in place of being thin and transparent, is separated in the form of a lid, thus becoming operculate, as in the passionflower and gourd.
  • Here the two elements, ovum and yolk-cells, are surrounded by a shell of operculate or of spindle-capped types.
  • The eggs are stalked and provided with chitinoid often operculate shell.

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