megalopa stage

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megalopa stage: 1. Larvae of Malacostraca with functional pleopods; also referred to as glaucothoe.

2. First postlarval stage in development of Eucarida, not present in other crustaceans.

3. Originally applied to Brachyura larvae with large stalked eyes and functional pleopods.