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New Latin, from Ancient Greek μαλακός (malakós, soft) + ὄστρακον (óstrakon, shell).

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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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