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

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Recent observations

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What

Isopods Order Isopoda

Observer

james5

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jorgfreyhof

Date

the past

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

johngcramer

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

jamesshelton

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fiddler Crabs Genus Uca

Observer

jeanloujustine

Date

July 9, 2014 09:25 AM EDT

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Observer

gbentall

Date

July 20, 2014 12:30 PM PDT

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What

sandflat elbow crab Heterocrypta occidentalis

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 20, 2014 12:32 PM PDT

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

monotropa

Date

July 20, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pill Bugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

July 19, 2014 10:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Purple Hermit Crab Coenobita brevimanus

Observer

chuckford

Date

February 28, 2012

Description

Found in the forest near the beach on St. John (Cinnamon Bay)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

chuckford

Date

August 15, 2013

Place

Costa Rica (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crabs, Shrimp, and Lobsters Order Decapoda

Observer

chuckford

Date

August 15, 2013
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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...

No range data available.