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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jbaecher

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Ouachita National Forest: Polk and Montgomery counties (Google, OSM)

Description

Many seen in Polk and Montgomery counties

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

弧邊招潮蟹 Uca arcuata

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

October 19, 2014 04:04 PM HKT

Description

弧邊招潮蟹 (Uca arcuata)

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Mole Crab Emerita analoga

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:45 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:44 PM PDT

Description

Tiny, about 1/2" across carapace.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:42 PM PDT

Description

Dead, obviously!

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:22 PM PDT

Description

Black tips on claws, though not visible in this photo. About 6" across.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Shore Crab Hemigrapsus nudus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

East Coast Rock Lobster Panulirus homarus

Observer

rangerrich

Date

October 18, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Description

Definite non native drop off

Photos / Sounds

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

pete_woods

Date

September 30, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

yorchagomez

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

cangrejos azules en el mes de septiembre, en época reproductiva

Photos / Sounds

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

October 11, 2014 12:43 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

mjcasarez

Date

October 11, 2014 10:54 AM CDT
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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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