Crustaceans

Crustacea drawer

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Crustaceans are arthropods with two pairs of antennae in front of the mouth, and one pair grinding or biting limbs (mandibles) behind the mouth. The group includes crabs, lobsters, shrimp and the extinct phyllocarids.

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