Syncarida

Belongs within: Eumalacostraca.Contains: Bathynella, Hexabathynella, Iberobathynella. The Syncarida are a group of malacostracan crustaceans found primarily in fresh water that lack a carapace. Living examples are divided between the Anaspidacea, in which the first thoracic segment is fused to the head and a tail fan is present, and the minute Bathynellacea that lack a tail… Continue reading Syncarida

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