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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

biosam

Date

November 23, 2014 03:37 PM PST

Description

A rolled up pill bug next to a pair of juliform millipedes.

Photos / Sounds

What

Langostino de río Cambarellus montezumae

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Sobre una echinodorus amazonicus, acompañado de un planorbis corneus.
Son mejor conocidos como acociles y se llegan a cultivar para su consumo

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Ghost Crab Ocypode quadrata

Observer

sarka

Date

November 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

wendy5

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

I believe this may be Heptacarpus sitchensis or Sitka Shrimp. There are actually three different shrimp in these photos. One landed on the dock when I pulled a rope out of the water, and the other two were underwater beside the dock. They were a bit over 1" long, and quite attractive with their striped legs and mottled torsos.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Common pillbug Armadillidium vulgare

Observer

dominic

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Lots of these guys but this one stood out because of his size.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gwenemone

Date

November 22, 2014 10:57 AM PST

Description

Pill bug under rock with slender salamander

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 05:57 PM PST

Description

Juvenile (that's my finger!)

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 17, 2014 10:03 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, and Allies Superorder Eucarida

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Land Crabs Family Gecarcinidae

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 9, 2008 04:48 PM EAT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cangrejos ermitaños Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

sebbas_g

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

February 19, 2009 12:30 PM NZDT
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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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