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    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

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Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

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cullen

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October 24, 2014 09:23 PM CDT

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Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

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cullen

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October 24, 2014 08:57 PM CDT

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

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harumkoh

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October 25, 2014 01:54 PM JST

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grahamarmstrong

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October 24, 2014

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Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

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bpaton

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October 25, 2014 03:01 PM EST

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True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

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mtynan

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October 25, 2014 03:37 PM EST

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Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, and Allies Superorder Eucarida

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dpom

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October 24, 2014

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Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, and Allies Superorder Eucarida

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dpom

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October 24, 2014

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Isopods Order Isopoda

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csavy

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September 9, 2014

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snapping shrimp Family Alpheidae

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mtynan

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October 24, 2014 05:22 PM EST

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Ghost Crabs Genus Ocypode

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mtynan

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October 24, 2014 05:19 PM EST

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Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

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mtynan

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October 24, 2014 05:14 PM EST
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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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