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    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Russian
    • Высшие раки
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones
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    • 軟甲綱
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    • 軟甲綱

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Recent observations

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Date

April 29, 2016 07:30 PM HST

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

bsigel

Date

April 29, 2016 06:51 PM PDT

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What

Isopods Order Isopoda

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jwedmonds

Date

April 29, 2016 06:51 PM PDT

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Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

ethan8

Date

April 28, 2016 02:41 PM EDT

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What

Common Pill-bug Armadillidium vulgare

Observer

natureinla

Date

April 20, 2016 10:58 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observation and photo by Christy Forte, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Square

What

Blue Land Crab Cardisoma guanhumi

Observer

kucycads

Date

April 5, 2016

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Square

What

Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata

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shea_brooke

Date

July 17, 2015 10:00 PM EDT

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Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

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ladylaurajane

Date

April 28, 2016 11:36 AM PDT

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Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

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dmontijo

Date

April 16, 2016 04:26 PM PDT

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

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dmontijo

Date

March 30, 2016 12:16 PM PDT

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What

shrimp and prawns Suborder Dendrobranchiata

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cullen

Date

April 29, 2016 01:10 PM CDT

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Sea Slaters Genus Ligia

Observer

benhutchins

Date

April 29, 2016 08:23 AM CDT
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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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