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sub·class mala·cos·tra·ca

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  1. Malacostraca, subclass Malacostracanoun

    largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies


  1. subclass malacostraca

    Malacostraca is the largest subclass under the class Crustacea in the phylum Arthropoda, which includes popular marine and terrestrial animals such as crabs, lobsters, shrimp, krill, and woodlice. These animals exhibit a great deal of diversity in terms of their body sizes, structures, habitats, and diets. Most are aquatic, but some have adapted to terrestrial environments. Malacostracans typically have a segmented body divided into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen, with varying numbers of appendages associated with each segment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subclass malacostraca in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subclass malacostraca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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