clam shrimp

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clam shrimp:

see shrimpshrimp,
small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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En 19 capitulos se explican los variados y diferentes grupos taxonomicos de Crustacea, principalmente marinos y de lagunas costeras, tratados en: "Decapoda", "Cladocera", "Copepoda", "Peracarida", "Cirripedia", "Oniscidea", "Remipedia", "Lophogastrida y Mysida", "Branchiopoda: Anostraca", "Branchiopoda: Cyclestherida, Laevicaudata, and Spinicaudata", "Branchiopoda: Notostraca", "Amphipoda", "Stomatopoda", "Euphausiacea", "Cumacea", "Leptostraca", "Tanaidacea", "Ostracoda" y "Brachiura".
This last is further divided into four suborders: Laevicaudata, Spinicaudata, Cyclestherida and Cladocera (Martin and Davis, 2001).
Conchostraca (= Spinicaudata + Laevicaudata), Thiery ('996)
In Rabejac and Salagou Red Formations of the Lodeve Permian basin, the Acripes, Rusophycus and Cruziana abundance testifies to the existence of temporary pools inhabited by crustacans and numerous Conchostraca (= Spinicaudata + Laevicaudata), these last only known from body-fossils.