glass-shrimp
Phyllosoma Phyl`lo*so"ma, n. [NL. See {Phyllo-}, and {-some} body.] (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the spiny lobsters ({Palinurus} and allied genera). Its body is remarkably thin, flat, and transparent; the legs are very long. Called also {glass-crab}, and {glass-shrimp}. [1913 Webster]

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