Malacostraca


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Noun1.Malacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabsMalacostraca - largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
malacostracan crustacean - a major subclass of crustaceans
Decapoda, order Decapoda - lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
Euphausiacea, order Euphausiacea - small commonly luminescent crustaceans; important element of marine plankton: krill
Mysidacea, order Mysidacea - opossum shrimp
Amphipoda, order Amphipoda - small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Distribucion de eufausiaceos (Crustacea: Malacostraca) en el oceano Pacifico colombiano durante el periodo 02 a 27 de septiembre de 2005.
Defensive enrolment in mantis shrimp larvae (Malacostraca: Stomatopoda).
Interestingly, this study is the first evidence of vertical transmission of a microsporidium in decapods (Order Decapoda) within the same Class Malacostraca, Subphylum Crustacea and Phylum Arthropoda with Order Amphipoda.
The Choniostomatidae, a family of Copepoda, parasites on Crustacea Malacostraca. Andr.
Then they consider arthropod pests by orders and families within the classes Insecta, Symphyla, Arachnida, and Malacostraca. Among the injuries and abiotic and noninfectious diseases and disorders are mineral deficiencies and toxicities, soil pH and salinity, and herbicide injury.
(Malacostraca: Decapoda) of the Pilliga Scrub in northern inland New South Wales.
Among marine invertebrates, decapod crustaceans (Arthropoda: Crustacea: Multicrustacea: Malacostraca: Eumalacostraca: Eucarida: Decapoda) are recognized for their astonishing anatomical, ecological, physiological, and behavioral diversity (Martin and Davis, 2001; Ng et al., 2008; Schwentner et al., 2017).
Aunque la mayoria de presas no fueron identificadas a nivel de especie, encontramos al menos 30 taxones diferentes, pertenecientes a cinco clases taxonomicas: Aves, Mammalia, Insecta, Arachnida y Malacostraca (Tabla 1).
These preys-taxa were distributed as followed: 55 Insecta, 6 Arachnida, 3 Gastrapoda, 1 Chilopoda and 1 Malacostraca (Tab.1).
La clase que presento el mayor numero de ordenes fue Insecta (Blattodea, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Diplura y Lepidoptera), seguida de Arachnida (Acari, Schizomida, Araneae, Opiliones y Pseudoscorpiones), Diplopoda (Polyzoniida, Stemmiulida, Spirostreptida y Polydesmida), Gastropoda (Archaeogastropoda, Stylommatophora, Basommatophora y Systellommatophora); Chilopoda (Lithobiomorpha, Scolopendromorpha y Geophilomorpha) y un orden en cada una de las clases Clitellata (Haplotaxida), Entognatha (Diplura), Malacostraca (Isopoda) y Symphyla (no identificado).
Total 33 species of crabs belonging to 21 genera and 12 families under the order Decapoda in the class Malacostraca were recorded.