HyperDic: crustacea

English > 1 sense of the word Crustacea:
NOUNanimalCrustacea, class Crustaceaclass of mandibulate arthropods including
English > Crustacea: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningClass of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water ... / water fleas.
Synonymclass Crustacea
Member ofArthropoda, phylum Arthropodajointed-foot invertebrates
MembersBranchiopoda, subclass BranchiopodaPrimitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans
Cirripedia, subclass Cirripediabarnacles
Copepoda, subclass Copepodaminute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
Entomostraca, subclass EntomostracaIn some older classifications includes the Branchiopoda and Copepoda and Ostracoda and Cirripedia
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostracalargest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial / terrestrial crustaceans
Ostracoda, subclass Ostracodaseed shrimps
Stomatopoda, order Stomatopodamantis shrimps
crustaceanAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Adjectivescrustaceous, crustaceanof or belonging to the class Crustacea

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