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  • Scientific Names
    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Russian
    • Высшие раки
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones
  • Japanese
    • 軟甲綱
    • エビ綱
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 軟甲綱

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Recent observations

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What

Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

ryannngo

Date

October 19, 2016 02:36 PM PDT

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What

Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 9, 2016 09:30 AM EST

Description

If this the right species?

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 9, 2016 09:10 AM EST

Description

Maybe from a blue crab?

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What

Flame Streaked Box Crab Calappa flammea

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 9, 2016 08:58 AM EST

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What

Swimming Crabs Family Portunidae

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 9, 2016 08:37 AM EST

Description

Is this a blue crab?

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What

Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

monica19

Date

December 9, 2016

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

lurudeca

Date

the past

Description

Amazing seafood in local fish market in Valdivia (Chile). Here some crabs called "jaivas".

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Observer

gwark

Date

May 7, 2012 12:11 PM AKDT

Description

Isopod on abdomen.

See comment here:
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3739013

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What

Common Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus

Observer

seth820

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

kaseyarredondo

Date

September 28, 2016 09:31 AM CDT

Description

Baby crab found on Texas A&M Corpus Christi University Beach (Ward Island)

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

kaseyarredondo

Date

October 12, 2016 10:52 AM CDT

Description

Crab found in Packery Channel, Padre Island, Tx

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What

Thinstripe Hermit Crab Clibanarius vittatus

Observer

kaseyarredondo

Date

October 12, 2016 09:54 AM CDT

Description

Thinstripe Hermit Crab found in Packery Channel, Padre Island, Tx

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Description from Wikipedia

Malacostraca is the largest of the six classes of crustaceans, containing over 25,000 extant species, divided among 16 orders. Its members display a greater diversity of body forms than any other class of animals, and include crabs, lobsters, shrimp, krill, woodlice, scuds (Amphipoda), mantis shrimp and many other less familiar animals. They are abundant in all marine environments and have also colonised freshwater and terrestrial habitats. They are united by a common Bauplan, comprising 20 body...

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