(zoology) Any of the genusSquilla of mantis shrimps.
Origin of squilla
New Latin Squillagenus namefrom Latin squillashrimpsquill
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the genus name.
Squilla Sentence Examples
- 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.