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From Ancient Greek ἔκδυσις (ékdusis, stripping) + ζῷον (zôion, animal).

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  1. Animals that shed their exoskeleton (ecdysis)
    1. A taxonomic clade within the clade Protostomia.
    2. A taxonomic superphylum within the infrakingdom Protostomia.[1]

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. PMID 25923521, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248