Daphnia meaning

dăf'nē-ə
Any of various water fleas of the genus Daphnia, having long branched antennae, some species of which are commonly used as food for aquarium fish.
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A water flea of the genus Daphnia.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Daphniidae "” the water fleas.
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Origin of daphnia

New Latin Daphnia genus name from Greek Daphnē Daphne