TITLE

Crustacean

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Crustacean, a member of a large class of animals with segmented bodies. Crustaceans belong to the same major division, or phylum, of the animal kingdom as insects and spiders. Included among them are lobsters, shrimp, crabs, wood lice, barnacles, water fleas, and many other animals. All told, there are about 25,000 species of crustaceans. Most of them live in the water; a few, such as wood lice, live on land.
ACCESSION #
37309979

 

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