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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mangrove Crab Scylla serrata

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 27, 2012 12:05 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mangrove Crab Scylla serrata

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 27, 2012 12:06 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl-oyster Shrimp Conchodytes meleagrinae

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

March 30, 2015 08:58 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

Oman Spiny Lobster Genus Panulirus

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

October 18, 2013 10:06 AM GST

Description

Carapace parts washed up on a beach

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

A tiny crab, found under a rock at low tide. In this picture it it on the joint of my little finger.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nzwide

Date

April 30, 2014

Description

Photo by Ian Nilsson

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

ross2

Date

March 30, 2015 11:28 AM PDT

Description

Crawling on the pickleweed, on a stream feeding Tomales Bay

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Painted Spiny Lobster Panulirus versicolor

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 12, 2015 01:29 PM EDT

Description

Juvenile

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holthuis' Anemone Shrimp Periclimenes holthuisi

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 12, 2015 06:51 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

kspray

Date

March 30, 2015 02:28 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tidal pool

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found under a rock at low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hermit crab Superfamily Paguroidea

Date

March 30, 2015 02:18 PM PDT

Description

In small tide pool on the side of a rock wall

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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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