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Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Branchiopoda Order Anostraca Number of families 8
Lower crustaceans with elongated bodies and paired eyes on stalks; the body lacks a carapace (hard or bony shell)
Photo: Fairy shrimps are fresh water residents and have 11 pairs of legs. (Photo by Dr. William J. Jo-hoda/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by per-
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