Kōrero: Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans

Classes of New Zealand crustaceans

Scientists group crustaceans into six main types, or classes, five of which are represented in New Zealand. This table lists the scientific name of each class and the common names of New Zealand examples.

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Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, 'Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans - Crustaceans – bugs of the sea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/8226/classes-of-new-zealand-crustaceans (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, published 12 Jun 2006