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    • Malacostraca
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    • Malacostracans
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    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

swimmer crab Family Portunidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 26, 2014 12:36 PM NZDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 10, 2015 03:37 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 10, 2015 11:24 AM NZDT

Description

Dead crab fed upon by a whelk.

Photos / Sounds

6965648534_bfc926e745_s

What

Scuds Order Amphipoda

Observer

wonder_al

Date

April 21, 2012 10:43 AM CDT

Description

Found in a pond.

Potato Creek State Park, IN

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Rock Crab Leptograpsus variegatus

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 24, 2015

Place

island bay (Google, OSM)

Description

Looking a bit worse for wear, missing a claw.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: shrimp, Scientific Name: Cuapetes sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3590, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: snapping shrimp, Scientific Name: Alpheus parvirostris, Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3591, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: hermit crab, Scientific Name: Pagurixus sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3589, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: hermit crab, Scientific Name: Calcinus guamensis, Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3580, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: swimming crab, Scientific Name: Thalamita edwardsi, Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3576, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: pebble crab, Scientific Name: Chlorodiella sp., Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3571, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: squat lobster, Scientific Name: Phylladiorhynchus integrirostris, Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3569, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

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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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