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The cephalothorax is the area marked in yellow.

The cephalothorax, also called a prosoma, is the body part of some arthropods where the head and the thorax are one.

It is common in crustacea and chelicerates. The cephalothorax may be covered with a tough carapace.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Cefalotórax para niños

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