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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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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.
A leopard thought to be extinct, the Formosan clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa brachyura), has been spotted by several witnesses in the wilderness of southeast Taiwan, reported CNA.
Evolutionary history of the sable (Martes zibellina brachyura) on Hokkaido inferred from mitochondrial Cytb and nuclear Mc1r and Tcf25 gene sequences Acta Theriol., 58: 13-24.
Population dynamics of Trichodactylus borellianus (Crustacea Decapoda Brachyura) and interactions with the aquatic vegetation of the Parana River (South America, Argentina).
Notes on taxonomy, biology and fishery of Ucides occidentalis (Brachyura: Ocypodidae) wi emphasis in the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador
Based on the position of gonopores, Brachyura Latreille, 1802 is further divided into five sections, i.e., Dromiacea De Haan, 1833; Raninoidea De Haan, 1839; Cyclodorippoidea Ortmann, 1892; Heterotremata Guinot, 1977; and Thoracotremata Guinot, 1977.
Classification Taxon PFO Mollusca Placopecten magellanicus 23.5 Decapodiformes 27.1 Crustacea Unclassified shrimp 20.0 Homarus americanus 15.3 Brachyura 47.1 Pelagic fish Alosa spp.
On three new genera of Thai ricefield crabs allied to Somanniathelphusa Bott, 1968 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Parathelphusidae).
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.
Population biology of Uca thayeri Rathbun, 1900 (Brachyura, Ocypodidae) in a subtropical South American mangrove area: results from transect and catch-perunit-effort techniques.
Crustaceans are the important part of macro benthic fauna especially the infra order brachyura. Of the 2934 species of Crustacea that have been reported so far, marine species (94.85%) contribute maximum to this diversity [39].