class Crustacea


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Related to class Crustacea: class Insecta, class Diplopoda, class Chilopoda
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Noun1.class Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobstersclass Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
crustacean - any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
order Stomatopoda, Stomatopoda - mantis shrimps
Entomostraca, subclass Entomostraca - in some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia; no longer in technical use
Branchiopoda, subclass Branchiopoda - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
Copepoda, subclass Copepoda - minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Crawfish which belongs to phylum arthropoda and class crustacea, has strong ability to adapt to the environment.
Item prey ANF COQ VAP THN Phylum Arthropoda Class Crustacea Rhynchocinetes typus 40.
The Socorro isopod is a member of the order Isopoda, which is distinguished from other orders of the class Crustacea by its flattened body and seven pairs of legs.