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n.1.(Zool.) One of the Anomura.
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Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea) Part II--Porcellanidae.
Therefore, the present study aimed to analyze the structure of the anomuran and brachyuran community present in sheltered and exposed rocky shores of the municipalities of Anchieta and Guarapari, both in the coast of ES State, Brazil, with two distinct physiographic features.
One such species is the red crab Pleuroncodes planipes (Anomuran, Galatheid), which is the most abundant micronekton, because of a protracted planktonic stage, in the southern part of the California Current (De Anda-Montanez et al.
Mole Crabs are a small ([less than or equal to] 35 mm long) anomuran crab that occurs in dense aggregations in the swash zone in California, reaching densities as high as 560 [cm.sup.2] in the "up-wash zone" (Efford 1995).
Phylum arthropoda appeared as the second most dominant group contributed with 33 species of brachyuran and anomuran crabs.
Part of the benthic fauna live in intertidal zones and depend on this habitat to complete their life cycles; examples include the brachyurans Pachygrapsus transversus (Gibbes, 1850), Hexapanopeus schmitti Rathbun, 1930, and Menippe nodifrons Stimpson, 1859 (Flores and Negreiros-Fransozo, 1998; Mantelatto and Souza-Carey, 1998; Braga et al., 2005), and other invertebrates such as the isopod Ligia pallasii Brandt, 1833, shrimps and anemones, the anomuran Calcinus tibicen (Herbst, 1791), the mollusk Stramonita haemastoma (Linnaeus, 1758) among others, respectively studied by Carefoot (1973), Knowlton and Keller (1985), Fransozo and Mantelatto (1998) and Watanabe and Young (2006).
Boone, "A collection of anomuran and macruran crustacea from the bay of panama and the fresh waters of the Canal Zone," Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol.
The fecundity of fifteen species of anomuran and brachyuran crabs.