land crab

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land crab

n.
Any of various terrestrial crabs of the family Gecarcinidae of tropical regions, having a large squarish body.

land crab

n
(Animals) any of various crabs, esp of the tropical family Gecarcinidae, that are adapted to a partly terrestrial life
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Observations on sound production by two species of crabs from Panama (Decapoda, Gecarcinidae and Pseudothelphusidae).
Milne Edwards, 1837) GRA-011 Sesarma rhisophorae Rathbun, 1906 Familia Gecarcinidae GEC-001 Cardisoma crassum Smith, 1870 Familia Ocypodidae ** OCY-001 Ucides occidentalis (Ortman, 1897) OCY-002 Uca (Uca) princeps princeps (Smith, 1870) OCY-003 Uca (Leptuca) musica musica Rathbun, 1914 OCY-004 Ocypode occidentalis Stimpson, 1860 OCY-005 Uca (Minuca) vocator ecuadoriensis Maccagno, 1928 OCY-006 Uca (Leptuca) crenulata crenulata Lockington, 1877 OCY-007 Uca (Leptuca) latimanus (Rathbun, 1893) OCY-008 Uca (Minuca) zacae Crane, 1941
The Grapsidae, Gecarcinidae and Palicidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) of the Red Sea.
Rathbun, 1900) Ocypode Cuadrata (Fabricius, 1787) Gecarcinidae Cardisoma Guanhumi (Lateille, 1828) Callapidae Paracyclois Atlantis (Chace, 1939) Carpilidae Carpilius Coralinus (J.
Species Family Saline range Superfamily Cardisoma armatum Gecarcinidae 15-35 (Herklots, 1851) Grapsoidea Cardisoma guanhumi Gecarcinidae 20-40 (Latreille, 1828) Grapsoidea Aratus pisonii (H.
Britton JC, Kroh GC, Golighily C (1982) Biomettic and ecological relationships in two sympatric Caribbean Gecarcinidae (Crustacea: Decapoda).
2 0,15 1 0,14 Paguridae 2 0,07 1 0,14 Gecarcinidae 1 0,01 1 0,07 Majidae 11 0,52 8 0,77 Mithrax arnatus 1 0,01 1 0,07 Mithrax sp.