Classification
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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

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Signal Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus

Observer

parobbert

Date

May 18, 2015

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Harlequin Shrimp Hymenocera picta

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davidr

Date

July 4, 2015 05:23 AM HST

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Seven-eleven Crab Carpilius maculatus

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davidr

Date

July 4, 2015 02:59 AM HST

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Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

naturenut

Date

July 5, 2015

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Skeleton Shrimp Superfamily Caprelloidea

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marisa_a

Date

July 4, 2015 01:29 PM PDT

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

marisa_a

Date

July 4, 2015 08:46 AM PDT

Description

W/O shell

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Skeleton Shrimp Superfamily Caprelloidea

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marisa_a

Date

July 3, 2015 05:50 AM PDT

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Caridean Shrimp Infraorder Caridea

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marisa_a

Date

July 2, 2015 06:29 AM PDT

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Swimming Crabs Family Portunidae

Observer

earthstephen

Date

July 5, 2015 07:03 PM EDT

Description

Megalops larval stage of a crab species. ID to species probably not possible with just this picture.

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

dwest

Date

July 2, 2015 01:44 PM PDT

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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dwest

Date

July 2, 2015 10:21 AM PDT

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What

Woodlice and Pillbugs Suborder Oniscidea

Observer

kucycads

Date

June 15, 2015

Description

doesn't roll up

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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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