noun, plural nau·pli·i [naw-plee-ahy]. /ˈnɔ pliˌaɪ/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM naupliusnau·pli·al, nau·pli·form, nau·pli·oid, adjective
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But of all living crabs the Phyllopods are the most closely allied to the original primary form of the Nauplius.The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
The three pairs of appendages of the nauplius larva (the future first and second antennae and mandibles).
The Nauplius form of the Phyllopods is marked by several definite peculiarities.
The free larval stages when such exist commence with a larval form known as the Nauplius.
The parthenogenetic eggs, as in other Cladocera, develop directly, but the resting eggs give rise to larv of the nauplius type.The Life of Crustacea|William Thomas Calman