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Noun1.Paguridae - hermit crabs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Decapoda, order Decapoda - lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
genus Pagurus, Pagurus - type genus of the family Paguridae
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Among the Anomura, the family Diogenidae had the highest number of species (four), followed by Paguridae (two) and Porcellanidae (one).
Stomatopoda -0.9 Isopoda Calanoida Amphipoda Caridea -1.6 Paguridae Gammaridea Euphausiacea E.
Para el infraorden Anomura se revisaron 863 organismos (35.27%) y se identificaron 16 especies: siete para Diogenidae, una para Coenobitidae, una para Paguridae, cinco para Porcellanidae, una para Albunidae y una para Hippidae.
Processidae Processa bermudensis Diogenidae Clibanarius antillensis Petrochirus diogenes Paguridae Pagurus brevidactylus Porcellanidae Petrolisthes armatus Petrolisthes galathinus Dromiidae Moreiradromia antillensis Inachidae Podochela riseii Stenorhynchus seticornis Majidae Hemus cristulipes Macrocoeloma trispinosum Microphrys bicornutus Mithraculus forceps Mithrax sp.
The topics include Caprella takedai, a new species of caprellid amphipod from off Ito, the east coast of Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka, Japan; the first zoea of Porcellanopagurus truncatifrons Takeda, 1981 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) described from laboratory-hatched material; remarkable zoeas of two species of deep-sea spider crabs; additional species of deep-sea pontoniine shrimps from Taiwan, with a description of one new species; and Griffinia takedai, a new species of deep-sea majoid crab from the Philippines.
blainville were Crustacea (mainly Paguridae and Portunidae decapods), Teleostei (Soleidae), and to a lesser extent, Mollusca (mostly Cephalopoda), all of which (except Teleostei) denote the ability of this species to forage near the seabed, targeting preferentially benthic prey.
Los cangrejos ermitanos (Crustacea, Decapoda, Paguridae) de la costa norte colombiana.
New aspects on the symbiotic relationships between Dardanus focosus (Crustacea: Paguridae), Calliactis tricolor (Cnidaria: Hormathiidae) and Porcellana sayana (Crustacea: Porcellanidae).
The importance of shell occupation and shell availability in the hermit crab Pagurus brevidactylus (Stimpson, 1859) (Paguridae) population from the southern Atlantic.
Also hermit crabs such as Pagurus bernhardus (Paguridae) do not autotomize their hind limbs, these being protected within the shell, but do autotomize exposed anterior legs (Needham 1953).