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10–30 mm long ; 120 species . Subclass Cirripedia ( barnacles ) Upper Silurian ( 420,000,000 to 395,000,000 years ago ) to present , worldwide , marine to brackish water . Sedentary or parasitic ; head usually reduced and abdomen lost .
A few species utter softer coo- cuckoos ( Chrysococcyx ) , the parasite relies mainly on a ing notes . single host species . Courtship behaviour . Except for features of parasit- Many birds react to a foreign object in the nest by de- ...
of different species . In both plants and animals , these changes involve the relinquishing of their opportunistic characteristics . Effects of the new environment . On the other hand , an organism arriving in a new area may have little ...
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