Encystment discovered in a marine copepod.

@article{Coull1981EncystmentDI,
  title={Encystment discovered in a marine copepod.},
  author={Bruce C. Coull and Judith Grant},
  journal={Science},
  year={1981},
  volume={212 4492},
  pages={342-4}
}
It has been believed that marine crustacea do not encyst as adults. The benthic copepod Heteropsyllus nunni has been found to encyst in intertidal sands in the summer; free-living forms are abundant in the winter. A unique platelike structure on the cephalothorax is thought to be the site of cyst formation. 

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