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Malacostraca

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From malaco- ("soft") + Ancient Greek ὄστρακον (óstrakon, shell).

Proper nounEdit

Malacostraca

  1. A taxonomic class within the subphylum Crustacea — most crustacea - crabs, lobsters, shrimps etc., which have soft shells after moulting.

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