plural noun
Eu·​crustacea | \ ¦yü+ \

Definition of Eucrustacea

in some classifications
: a primary division of Crustacea comprising all recent and extinct forms which do not have the body divided into median and lateral lobes used when trilobites are considered crustaceans

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New Latin, from eu- + Crustacea

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“Eucrustacea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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