Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Remipedia Number of families 2

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Small, marine, cave-dwelling crustaceans characterized by a short head and a long trunk bearing setose swimming appendages.

Photo: An individual of the species Lasionectes entrichoma from the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Photo by Jill Yager and Dennis Williams. Reproduced by permission.)

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