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n. - A kind of mantis shrimp.

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  • A less complete case of serial homology is presented by Crustacea (animals of the crab class), notably by the squilla and by the common lobster.
  • The crawfish has a tail, and five fins on it; and the round-backed carid has a tail and four fins; the squilla also has fins at the tail on either side.
  • In the case of both the hump-backed carid and the squilla the middle art of the tail is spinous: only that in the squilla the part is flattened and in the carid...
  • It is very different with the crangon, or squilla; it has four front legs on either side, then three thin ones close behind on either side, and the rest of the body is... for more
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