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  • Spanish
    • Cangrejos, langostas y camarones
  • English
    • Malacostracans
  • Scientific Names
    • Malacostraca

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Recent observations

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

December 11, 2011

Place

Palermo (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

October 15, 2011

Place

Palermo (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

October 15, 2011

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

October 15, 2011

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What

Red Swamp Crayfish Procambarus clarkii

Observer

james3

Date

April 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

This Thickclaw Porcelain Crab has enormous pincers, although it's a very tiny little fellow!

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What

Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

dpom

Date

April 18, 2014

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What

True Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

Observer

dpom

Date

April 18, 2014

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What

Red Rock Crab Cancer productus

Observer

wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

The edge of the Red Rock Crab's carapace looks like a piecrust.

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What

Pill bugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

blazingdawn159

Date

April 18, 2014 05:54 PM PDT

Description

Small round bugs that have seven pairs of legs. When disturbed, they curl into as ball. They were found in a habitat with numerous bark pieces and rocks. They have two antennae and their shell has about seven layers.

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What

Crayfishes Superfamily Astacoidea

Observer

kmoconnor

Date

April 18, 2014 03:09 PM EDT

Description

Freshly dug

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What

Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

dpom

Date

April 17, 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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