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AS Crustacea

Crustaceans have these two body segments. cephalothorax and abdomen
How many legs do crustaceans have? at least 8 (8+)
How many antennae do crustaceans have? 2 pairs (4 total)
Which pair of antennae is longer than the other? the first pair is longer than the second pair of antennae
How many wings do crustaceans have? no wings
Example crustaceans include: lobsters, crabs, shrimp, barnacles, isopods, copepods, crayfish, etc.
What are a crustacean's large claws called? chelipeds
Which group of legs are attached to a crustacean's cephalothorax? walking legs
Which group of legs are attached to a crustacean's abdomen? swimmerets
What are three functions of the swimmerets? to swim, to carry the eggs (female), to transfer sperm (male)
What is a crustacean's flipper-like tail called? uropod
How do crustacean's breathe? with gills
Where do most crustaceans live? in the water
What is the protective shield called on a crustacean? carapace
Created by: ballb