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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Freshwater Crayfish Family Cambaridae

Observer

speiden

Date

December 20, 2014 11:55 AM EST

Description

mounds

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:31 PM PST

Description

One-clawed.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern kelp crab Pugettia producta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:26 PM PST

Description

Large adult - usually we only see juveniles on the reef.

Photos / Sounds

What

red land crab Gecarcinus quadratus

Observer

magazhu

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

happynaturalist

Date

December 21, 2014 04:08 PM CST

Description

Multiple conspicuous holes in the ground; one bleached carapace. This is near a creek and old farmland. I know there are species of prairie crawfish, and look forward to learning more.

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Square

What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

duarte

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

I'm pretty sure it was already dead when I found it attached to an empty oyster shell. ID based on smooth pleotelson, and uropods extending past the pleotelson. The uropods were also slightly serrated but that can't be seen in the photos. See:
http://www.marlin.ac.uk/speciesinformation.php?speciesID=4769#

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Decapods Order Decapoda

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 20, 2014 03:03 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sow Bugs Family Oniscidae

Observer

metsa

Date

December 20, 2014 10:28 AM PST

Description

under log

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

December 19, 2014

Description

under log

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

giant tiger prawn Penaeus monodon

Observer

josecolorado

Date

September 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

15875959960_e0c5ec07f6_s

What

Uca lactea

Observer

harumkoh

Date

December 20, 2014 03:15 PM JST

Description

須磨海浜水族園.

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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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