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(English) A large group of crustaceans, most of which are small, compressed creatures (e.g., sand fleas, freshwater shrimps). (See also: crustaceans)
(French) Un grand groupe de crustacés la plupart duquel étant des petites créatures comprimées (par exemple, les puces de mer, les crevettes d'eau douce). (See also: crustaceans)
(Portuguese) Grande grupo de crustáceos, a maior parte de pequenas dimensões e comprimidos lateralmente como p. ex. as pulgas-do-mar. (See also: crustaceans)

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