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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In relation to the number of individuals per group (N%) the class Crustacea represented 97%, followed by lnsecta (1.
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.