Carapace

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small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps Anostraca , order Anostraca
aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding branchiopod , branchiopodan , branchiopod crustacean
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers crab
large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters crawfish , crayfish , langouste , rock lobster , sea crawfish , spiny lobster
wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle Dermochelys coriacea , leatherback , leatherback turtle , leathery turtle
large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse horseshoe crab , king crab , Limulus polyphemus , Xiphosurus polyphemus
small freshwater crustaceans with a shield-shaped carapace Notostraca , order Notostraca
conch or carapace shell
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