Stomatopoda


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Related to Stomatopoda: Decapoda, order Stomatopoda
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Noun1.Stomatopoda - mantis shrimps
animal order - the order of animals
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
stomatopod, stomatopod crustacean - a kind of crustacean
mantis crab, mantis shrimp - tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendages
family Squillidae, Squillidae - crustaceans that burrow in mud or under stones in shallow water along the seashore
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Reproductive biology of the Japanese mantis shrimp Oratosquilla oratoria (Crustacea Stomatopoda): annual cycle of gonadal development and copulation.
Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).
The ability to roll the body into a ball is a common defensive strategy in several taxa and has been reported in arthropods, such as pill millipedes (terrestrial species of the Sphaerotheriida and Glomerida), marine pill bugs (Isopoda), and the larval stages of mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda; Haug & Haug 2014).
Report on a collection of crustacean, decapoda and stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans.
Neither a mantis or a shrimp, the mantis shrimp is a marine creature (from the order Stomatopoda, with about 400 known species, all in the same suborder Unipeltata) which is known for a host of unusual properties, such as a (http://www.ibtimes.com/mantis-shrimp-biomimicry-stomatopods-dactyl-club-could-inspire-aerospace-materials-2641888) club-like appendage that packs one of the most powerful strikes for any animal.
Report on a collection of Crustacea Decapoda and Stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans, Zoologische Verhandelingen 1961; 47: 1-67.
Lista de Crustaceos del Peru (Decapoda y Stomatopoda) con datos de distribucion geografica.
& CANTERA-KINTZ, J.R., 2007.--Crustaceos (Crustacea: Sessilia, Stomatopoda, Isopoda, Amphipoda, Decapoda) de Bahia Malaga, Valle del Cauca (Pacifico colombiano).
Population demography and spatial distribution of the mantis shrimp Squilla biformis (Stomatopoda, Squillidae) from Pacific Costa Rica.
De los contenidos estomacales del jurel, fueron identificados hasta 23 diferentes grupos de presas, entre especies y taxas, pertenecientes a 10 mayores taxas: Teleostei, Euphausiacea, Decapoda, Stomatopoda, Isopoda, Amphipoda, Copepoda, Ostracoda, Cephalopoda y Gasteropoda.
Adaptive color vision in Pullosquilla litoralis (Stomatopoda, Lysiosquilloidea) associated with spectral and intensity changes in light environment.