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Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Maxillopoda Subclass Copepoda Number of families 220

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Copepods are characterized by a body plan that consists of five head segments, seven thoracic segments, and a limbless abdomen of four segments; body lengths range from 0.019-7.8 in (0.5 mm to 20 cm); occur virtually everywhere there is water

Photo: Light micrograph showing egg sacs on both sides of the abdomen of a female of the species Cyclops viridis, a tiny, free-swimming, freshwater crustacean. (Photo by Laguna Design/Science Photo Library/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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