Peracarida

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek περα(pera, pouch) and καρις(karis, small crustacean, shrimp or prawn)

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Peracarida

  1. A taxonomic superorder within the subclass Eumalacostraca – many crustaceans that have the first thoracic segment united with the head, the cephalothorax usually larger than the abdomen, and some thoracic segments free from the carapace.

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