Definition of Malacostracan crustacean

1. Noun. A major subclass of crustaceans.

Generic synonyms: Crustacean
Group relationships: Malacostraca, Subclass Malacostraca
Specialized synonyms: Krill, Opossum Shrimp, Isopod, Amphipod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malacostracan Crustacean

malacologists
malacology
malaconotid
malaconotids
malacoplakia
malacopoda
malacopterygian
malacopterygians
malacopterygii
malacopterygious
malacosis
malacosteon
malacostomous
malacostraca
malacostracan
malacostracan crustacean (current term)
malacostracans
malacostracology
malacostracous
malacotic
malacotomy
malacotoon
malacozoa
malacozoic
malactic
maladaptation
maladaptations
maladapted
maladaptive
maladaptively

Literary usage of Malacostracan crustacean

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1. A Course in Invertebrate Zo├Âlogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"Green gland : the kidney of a malacostracan crustacean, 30. Haemal: pertaining to the blood system. Head: the anterior body-division of the higher animals. ..."

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