Decapoda

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Decapoda
Haeckel Decapoda.jpg
"Decapoda" frae Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur, 1904
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Cless: Malacostraca
Superorder: Eucarida
Order: Decapoda
Latreille, 1802
Suborders

Dendrobranchiata
Pleocyemata
See text for superfamilies.

The decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-fittit") are an order o crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, includin mony familiar groups, such as crayfish, keavies, lapsters, prawns an saund-clappers.