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Crustaceans form a very large group of arthropods, usually treated as a subphylum, which ... which is usually uniramous, the exception being in the Class Malacostraca where the antennules may be gen...



Crustaceashrimps, crabs, lobsters, water fleas, and relatives ... and abdomen, although the segments composing these tagmata differ among different Classes).

Natural History Collections: Crustacea


Sea-birds and octopuses are the most common predators of larger crustacea. The sub-phylum Crustacea comprises ten classes of very diverse animals, some of ...

Subphylum Crustacea Tree of Life - Fossil Museum


Subphylum Crustacea Tree of Life. ... Subphylum Crustacea Classification ... Class. Subclass. Common Name. Class Branchiopoda, Phyllopoda, Brine shrimp .

Entomology 462 - Classes of Arthropods - Class Crustacea, Order ...


The decapods are the largest of the extant crustaceans and the group contains the most commonly recognized (and eaten!) crustaceans - crabs, lobsters ...

Entomology 101 - Classes of Arthropods - Class Crustacea


Classes of Arthropods - Crustacea. Class Crustacea -. This is a large and diverse group of arthropods, most of which are aquatic and breathing through the use ...

crustacean | arthropod | Britannica.com


Any member of the subphylum Crustacea (phylum Arthropoda), a group of ... At the other end of the scale, some of the water fleas (class Branchiopoda), such as  ...

Class Crustacea


Members of the class Crustacea are structurally diverse. They generally have representations of the head, thorax and abdomen, however variation occurs in ...

Crustacean - New World Encyclopedia


Apr 14, 2011 ... Crustacea is sometimes considered a class or superclass rather than a subphylum. ... Six classes of crustaceans are generally recognized:.

Crustaceans - body, used, water, process, life, plants, type, chemical


The crustaceans are a group of animals that belong to the class Crustacea in the phylum Arthropoda (organisms with segmented bodies, jointed legs or wings, ...

Phylum Crustacea
Approximately 30,000 species make up this Subphylum. Most are aquatic; of these, the majority are marine but some are found in fresh water. Members of the Subphylum include lobsters, crabs, crayfish, shrimp, copepods, barnacles, and several other... More >>
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Crustacea Class


Crustacea Class. The Crustacea Class is split into smaller groups, called Orders. Below is a list of some Crustacean Orders: Decapoda Order: Called "Decapods ...

crustacean Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


The most important classes of Crustacea are Branchiopoda, which includes the brine shrimp; Maxillopoda, which includes the barnacles and copepods; ...

What is a Crustacean? - Encyclopedia of Life


2011). Though it is present in larvae of many Crustacea, several groups have lost it over the ... Only in recent years has this tiny-sized class of plankton been well ...