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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References in periodicals archive ?
They belong to subclass Cirripedia of class Crustacea. Pedunculate barnacles of the genus Octolasmis are frequently found in shallow waters attached to the exoskeleton of the decapod Crustacea, including crabs.
An annotated check-list of Hawaiian barnacles (Class Crustacea; Subclass Cirripedia) with notes on their nomenclature, habitats and Hawaiian localities.
The recent genera of the caridean and stenopodidean shrimps (Class Crustacea, order Decapoda, Supersection Natantia) with keys for their determination.