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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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Green Shore Crab Carcinus maenas

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dmh0716

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July 28, 2016 02:19 PM EDT

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Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

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kkomatsubara

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July 28, 2016 10:14 AM PDT

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Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

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paolapalazzolo

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July 28, 2016 11:35 AM SAST

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Common Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus

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Date

July 28, 2016 08:30 AM EDT

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Larva

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

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mckittre

Date

June 4, 2016 07:58 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

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mckittre

Date

April 17, 2014 11:11 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

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mckittre

Date

July 3, 2015 10:31 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

Observer

mckittre

Date

July 4, 2015 11:11 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

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mckittre

Date

May 24, 2016 11:12 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

Observer

mckittre

Date

June 4, 2016 08:02 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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Greenmark Hermit Pagurus caurinus

Observer

mckittre

Date

June 4, 2016 08:56 AM AKDT

Description

These little hermit crabs are very common in the intertidal, and fairly distinctive. They have a pink abdomen, yellow upper legs, red and white stripes on their lower legs that sometimes look like a bering hermit and sometimes don't, orange tipped claws, yellow eyes, red antennae... I have a million pictures of them and am still not quite sure they are P. caurinus, but I don't have a better idea.

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hivy

Date

July 23, 2016 09:10 AM YEKT
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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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