Eumalacostraca


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Eumalacostraca

[yü‚mal·ə′käs·trə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A series of the class Crustacea comprising shrimplike crustaceans having eight thoracic segments, six abdominal segments, and a telson.
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The other malacostracan groups, unified as the Eumalacostraca (sensu Grobben, 1892), have only six pleomeres, all equipped with limbs.
Phylum : Arthropoda Siebold & Stannius, 1845 Subphylum : Crustacea Brunnich, 1772 Clase : Malacostraca Latreille, 1802 Subclase : Eumalacostraca Groben, 1892 Superorden : Eucarida Calman, 1904 Orden : Decapoda Latreille, 1802 Suborden : Pleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963 Infraorden : Astacidea Latreille, 1802 Superfamilia : Parastacoidea Huxley, 1879 Familia : Parastacidae Huxley, 1879 Genero : Parastacus Huxley, 1879 Especie : Parastacus pugnax (Poeppig, 1835)