G sand fleas stomatopods modify the feet to form

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Unformatted text preview: traca 20 part body Maxillipeds: for feeding Pleopods: feet Isopods: flat body Amphipods: curved shaped body, e.g. sand fleas Stomatopods: modify the feet to form hammer- like things. Incredible vision. e.g. mantis shrimp Euphansiids Decapods: Crabs, lobsters, shrimp Hermit crabs: are actually more like a lobsters, body- wise. The shell hides it. The crabs: have rounder, flattened bodies Merostomata: horse- shoe crabs More closely related to scorpions and spiders than actual crabs Echinoderms Radial symmetry Carnivorous Complete digestive system Endoskeleton Water vascular system: tubed feet have water and fluids pumped through for locomotion and feeding Nerve net: little else known Life History: 2 sexes broadcast spawning Ophiuroidea (Brittle stars) and Aste...
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