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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P2280231

What

Scaly Slipper Lobster Scyllarides squammosus

Observer

davidr

Date

February 28, 2015 03:19 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

American lobster Homarus americanus

Observer

wonder_al

Date

June 15, 2010 01:31 PM CDT

Place

Bar Harbor (Google, OSM)

Description

Near Bar Harbor, Maine

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodlice and Pillbugs Suborder Oniscidea

Observer

dominic

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

I think this is a common pillbug. Its on the bottom left hand corner of the picture.

Photos / Sounds

2834024321 95856e3c7f s

What

American lobster Homarus americanus

Observer

vilseskog

Date

August 27, 2008 12:38 PM EDT

Description

On Little Cranberry Island, outside Mount Desert Island, in Maine, USA

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

carreglo

Date

February 28, 2015 11:31 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

lscknwrbiota

Date

January 24, 2012 10:27 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 13, 2009 04:14 PM CDT

Description

Adult specimen in the Dudley Creek. Imaged only. Not cataloged.

Photos / Sounds

P2190236

What

Seven-eleven Crab Carpilius maculatus

Observer

davidr

Date

February 19, 2015 12:03 PM TKT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cancer branneri Romaleon branneri

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 27, 2015 11:20 AM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 22, 2009 03:28 PM CDT

Description

In Macedonia Brook.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 27, 2015 01:51 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, about 1" across.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Shore Crab Hemigrapsus nudus

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

December 30, 2013 01:50 PM PST
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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...

No range data available.