Decapoda

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Noun1.Decapoda - lobstersDecapoda - lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
animal order - the order of animals
Malacostraca, subclass Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
decapod, decapod crustacean - crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
Reptantia, suborder Reptantia - lobsters; crabs
family Nephropsidae, Nephropsidae - in some classifications coextensive with the Homaridae
family Paguridae, Paguridae - hermit crabs
Natantia, suborder Natantia - shrimp; prawns; etc.
2.Decapoda - squids and cuttlefishes
animal order - the order of animals
Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
decapod - cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones
genus Loligo - squids
genus Ommastrephes - a genus of Decapoda
genus Architeuthis - giant squid
family Sepiidae, Sepiidae - true cuttlefishes
family Spirulidae, Spirulidae - coextensive with the genus Spirula; included in the order Belemnoidea in some older classifications