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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A group of decapod Crustacea, of which the hermit crab in an example.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Revision of Polyonyx pedalis Nobili, 1906 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae), with descriptions of three new species.
A total of 3,156 anomuran and brachyuran individuals was collected, comprising 14 decapod species (7 Anomura and 7 Brachyura); 11 species were collected in both regions.
Seasonal variation in the nutritional vulnerability of first-stage larval porcelain crab, Petrolisthes laevigatus (Anomura: Porcellanidae) in southern Chile.
Inshore-offshore movements of pelagic red crabs Pleuroncodesplanipes (Decapoda, Anomura, Galatheidae) off the Pacific coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Among their topics are the feeding ecology of the shrimp Crangon allmanni Kinahan, 1860 (Decapoda, Crangonidae) in the North and White seas; a new species of squat lobster of the genus Munida (Galatheoidea, Munididae) from the Red Sea; reproductive period and recruitment of Penaeoidea shrimp on the southeastern Brazilian coast: implications for the closed season; and a description of a new species of Pachycheles (Decapoda, Anomura, Porcellanidae) from the southern Caribbean Sea.
Squat lobsters (Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) from deepwater Pacific Costa Rica: species diversity, spatial and bathymetric distribution.
Abundance, tidal movement, population structure and burrowing rate of Emerita analoga (Anomura, Hippidae) at a dissipative and a reflective sandy beach in south central Chile.
Population structure of four species of Porcellanid crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) occurring on the coast of Karachi.
Costa, 1871) + Infraorder ASTACIDEA Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758) + Infraorder ANOMURA Clibanarius erythropus (Latreille, 1818) + Diogenes pugilator (Roux, 1829) + Pisidia bluteli (Risso, 1816) + Pisidia longimana (Risso, 1816) + Porcellana platycheles (Pennant, 1777) + Infraorder BRACHYURA Carcinus aestuarii Nardo, 1847 + Dromia personata (Linnaeus, 1758) + Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) + + + Liocarcinus vernalis (Risso, 1827) + Maja squinado (Herbst, 1788) + + + Pilumnus hirtellus (Linnaeus, 1761) + Xantho poressa (Olivi, 1792) + Table 3.