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    • 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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

rosabelmiro

Date

January 20, 2017 08:56 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Isopods Order Isopoda

Observer

hikingsandiego

Date

January 21, 2017 02:36 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

amarzee

Date

April 22, 2010 12:53 AM KST

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

January 21, 2017 10:49 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Florida Stone Crab Menippe mercenaria

Observer

sarracenia

Date

October 20, 2016 12:25 PM EDT

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Square

What

Rusty Crayfish Orconectes rusticus

Observer

psweet

Date

January 21, 2017 11:14 AM CST

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Square

What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

sphysics

Date

January 21, 2017 03:08 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

andrew118

Date

January 21, 2017 12:14 PM CST

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Square

What

Woodlice and Pillbugs Suborder Oniscidea

Observer

lcarter

Date

January 21, 2017 03:07 PM PST

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Square

What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

teeland007

Date

May 10, 2016 06:19 AM EDT

Description

Found the crayfish dead on the bank

Photos / Sounds

What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

jaro

Date

October 1, 2013 03:30 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

jaro

Date

October 1, 2013 02:59 PM CEST
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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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