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    • Malacostraca
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Russian
    • Высшие раки
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    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones
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    • 軟甲綱
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Recent observations

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Common Pygmy Woodlouse Trichoniscus pusillus

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tiggrx

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October 23, 2005

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Mangrove Tree Crab Aratus pisonii

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annikaml

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January 15, 2016 09:22 AM CST

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annikaml

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January 15, 2016 08:59 AM CST

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Seaweed Isopod Idotea stenops

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allisonjgong

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February 7, 2016

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Caribbean Spiny Lobster Panulirus argus

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coreyjlange

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January 6, 2016

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Decapods Order Decapoda

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Decapods Order Decapoda

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Decapods Order Decapoda

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Decapods Order Decapoda

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014
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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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