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Malacostracans

Malacostraca Latreille 1802

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Malacostraca (Malacostracans) is a class of typical crustaceans. There are 37314 species of Malacostracans, in 5616 genera and 633 families. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Malacostracan Habitats

The environments in which many malacostracans species are known to live. Select an environment to see its malacostracans species checklist.

malacostracans Habitats

The environments in which many malacostracans species are known to live. Select an environment to see its malacostracans species checklist.