pagurian

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pagurian

(pəˈɡjʊərɪən) or

pagurid

n
(Animals) any decapod crustacean of the family Paguridae, which includes the hermit crabs
adj
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Paguridae
[C19: from Latin pagurus, from Greek pagouros kind of crab]
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Plankton samples were comprised of primarily crustaceans (copepods, amphipods, euphausiids, and decapod (brachyuran, pagurid, caridean) larvae) and chaetognaths with some polychaetes, gastropods, cnidarians, echinoderm larvae, and fish larvae and eggs; no red, blue, or golden king crab larvae were present.
2001), encrusts the surface of gastropod shells occupied by pagurid hermit crabs.
The Spatial and Temporal Distribution of the Larvae of Sympatric Pagurid Hermity Crabs (Decapoda, Anomura) in Virginian Estuarine and Coastal Waters.
Regardless, the pattern differed unambiguously from that of the three pagurid Hcs, each of which had additional bands (Fig.
The greater pH dependence of the portunid, cancrid, and pagurid Hcs is typical of crustacean Hcs.
vittatus Hc is distinctive as well, the values for the three pagurids do not differ significantly from one another (Table III, lines 2-4).