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Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Order Anaspidacea Number of families 4
These crustaceans do not have a carapace, one thoracic somite is incorporated into the head, with its appendages modified as maxillipeds, and the remaining thoracic legs have both epipods and exopods
Illustration: Anaspides tasmaniae. (Illustration by Michelle Meneghini)
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