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

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Recent observations

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What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

michaelskvarla

Date

September 20, 2016 11:02 PM EDT

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Square

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

February 14, 2013 04:16 PM CST

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Square

What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

create_nature

Date

September 27, 2016 04:30 PM CDT

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Square

What

Spinycheek Crayfish Orconectes limosus

Observer

grubio

Date

August 10, 2016 09:58 PM HST

Description

Spinycheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus), an invasive crayfish species in Lake Constance

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

xanettaguilar

Date

March 29, 2016 04:28 PM CST

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What

Squareback marsh crab Armases cinereum

Observer

kayceenichols

Date

September 27, 2016 04:11 PM EDT

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Square

What

Common Shiny Woodlouse Oniscus asellus

Observer

noah_brennan

Date

September 27, 2016 12:27 PM EDT

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

magazhu

Date

September 26, 2016

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Square

What

Spiny Lobsters Family Palinuridae

Observer

nezahualpilli

Date

January 1, 2015 10:11 PM MST

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Square

What

Red Swamp Crawfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

cae1

Date

September 27, 2016 09:11 AM PDT

Description

In McCallum pond.

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No photos or sounds

What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Pill-bug Armadillidium vulgare

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016
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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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