Anomura


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Related to Anomura: Brachyura, Hippoidea

An`o`mu´ra


n. pl.1.(Zool.) A group of decapod Crustacea, of which the hermit crab in an example.
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Manual de identificagao dos crustaceos Decapoda do litoral brasileiro: Anomura, Thalassinidea, Palinuridea, Astacidea, 551 p.
A worldwide revision of the recent and fossil sand crabs of the Albuneidae Stimpson and Blepharipodidae, new family (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Hippoidea).
The topics include Caprella takedai, a new species of caprellid amphipod from off Ito, the east coast of Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka, Japan; the first zoea of Porcellanopagurus truncatifrons Takeda, 1981 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) described from laboratory-hatched material; remarkable zoeas of two species of deep-sea spider crabs; additional species of deep-sea pontoniine shrimps from Taiwan, with a description of one new species; and Griffinia takedai, a new species of deep-sea majoid crab from the Philippines.