family Lithodidae


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Noun1.family Lithodidae - deep-sea crabs of cold waters
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Brachyura, suborder Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
genus Paralithodes, Paralithodes - a genus of Lithodidae
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The 19 chapters in this volume describe the anatomy, biology, pathology, larval development, growth patterns, habitat preferences, feeding, and mating habits of crabs in the family Lithodidae, focusing on the commercially important genera Lithodes and Paralithodes.
XXXI: descriptions of new genera and species of crabs of the family Lithodidae, with notes on the young of Lithodes camtschaticus and Lithodes brevipes.