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Noun1.Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
animal order - the order of animals
brachyuran - typical crabs
crab - decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
genus Menippe, Menippe - stone crabs
Cancridae, family Cancridae - many of the best known edible crabs
family Portunidae, Portunidae - swimming crabs
genus Uca, Uca - fiddler crabs
family Pinnotheridae, Pinnotheridae - tiny soft-bodied crabs
family Lithodidae, Lithodidae - deep-sea crabs of cold waters
family Majidae, Majidae - spider crabs
Reptantia, suborder Reptantia - lobsters; crabs
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Based on the position of gonopores, Brachyura Latreille, 1802 is further divided into five sections, i.
Maturidade sexual fisiologica em Goniopsis cruentata (Latreille) (Crustacea, Brachyura, Grapsidae) no estuario do Paripe, Pernambuco, Brasil.
The marsh crab, Sodhiana rokitanskyi (Pretzmann, 1971) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Gecarcinucidae) from southern Iran.
In general, the carapace is considered a more conserved character than chelipeds in Brachyura (Harrison and Crespi, 1999).
Crustaceans are the important part of macro benthic fauna especially the infra order brachyura.
Environmental variables influencing the Callinectes (Crustacea, Brachyura, Portunidae) species distribution in a tropical estuary--Cachoeira River (Bahia, Brazil).
The topics include anatomy and functional morphology, physiological adaptations to the environment, larval development and behavior strategies, social ethology, symbiotic Brachyura, parasites and diseases, genetic diversity and evolution, fossil Brachyura, phylogeny, larval systematics, and systematics and classification.
In many cases, only the first zoeal stage had been described for species in the family Grapsidae because of the difficulties in culturing larvae using techniques commonly employed in the laboratory for the later larval stages of various species of Brachyura (Guerao et al.
A review and model of decorating behaviour in spider crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura, Majidae).
Ciclo lunar, captura, sexo, peso y talla del cangrejo azul (Callmectes sapidus, Brachyura, Portunidae) en Sur del Lago de Maracaibo.