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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 軟甲綱
  • Scientific Names
    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

california spiny lobster Panulirus interruptus

Observer

mzhao

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Genus Uca

Observer

lscknwrbiota

Date

April 16, 2015 11:03 AM EDT

Place

Cedar Key (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Pill-bug Armadillidium vulgare

Observer

cjparish

Date

April 18, 2015 04:42 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Light-blue Soldier Crab Mictyris longicarpus

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

A marching swarm of tiny pale-blue coloured crabs. They somehow all disappear when you approach them. (photos also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

Small crabs out foraging on the rocks. Quite variable colouration of some individuals but I think they're all one species. (photos also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

Small fiddler crabs out on the mudflat during low tide. (photos also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Compressed Fiddler Crab Uca coarctata

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

Small crab out feeding on the mudflat during low tide. (photo also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

harumkoh

Date

April 11, 2015 02:44 PM JST

Description

may be ヌマエビ.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

Crabs foraging on the mudflats during low tide. Very vary of anything moving nearby, causing them to retreat into their burrows. (photos also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

The largest of the crabs seen foraging on the mudflats at low tide. (photos also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lek

Date

January 2, 2014

Description

A large mud crab caught in a baited trap set on the water's edge, in late afternoon. (photo also posted on bowerbird.org.au)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

Karamea (Google, OSM)

Description

Cute little isopod found running/rolling down the sandy beach.

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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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