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Malacostracans

      Malacostraca is the largest of the six classes of crustaceans, containing over 25,000 extant species, divided among 16 orders. Its members display a greater diversity of body forms than any other class of animals, and include crabs, lobsters, shrimp, krill, woodlice, scuds (Amphipoda), mantis shrimp and many other less familiar animals. They are abundant in all marine environments and have also colonised freshwater and terrestrial habitats. They are united by a common "Bauplan", comprising 20 body segments (rarely 21), divided into a head, thorax and abdomen.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malacostraca


 

p2644
Bechleja inopinata p2644
Ich564
Caryocaris (Caryocaris) wrighti Salter Ich564
Ich571
Caryocaris (Caryocaris) wrighti Salter Ich571
PB505
Ceratiocaris papilio Salter in Murchison, 1859 PB505
MS_1238
Crustacea MŠ1238
p4101
Decapoda p4101
Ich766
Mytocaris klouceki Ich766
VK40
Tuzoia bohemica VK40
VK41
Tuzoia VK41
 

In the Virtual Museum there are total 772 samples

Virtual museum of the Czech Geological Survey, www.geology.cz, (C) Czech Geological Survey, 2011, v.0.99 [13.12.2011]