Fossil Crab

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carapace
hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
exoskeleton
external skeleton; tough external covering that protects and supports the body of many invertebrates
barnacles
small sea animals that have a shell and attach themselves to rocks, ship bottoms, and docks
molariform​
"molariform": shaped like a molar tooth, being rounded and flattened. In fishes, molariform teeth are used for crushing mollusks and crustaceans