genus Palaemon


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Noun1.genus Palaemon - type genus of the family Palaemonidaegenus Palaemon - type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
prawn - shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
long-clawed prawn, Palaemon australis, river prawn - large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
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In the genus Palaemon Weber, 1795, in contrast to Macrobrachium, the hepatic spine is absent and the branchiostegal spine is present (Holthuis 1952, Bond-Buckup and Buckup 1989, Melo 2003).