Anomura


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Related to Anomura: Brachyura, Hippoidea

Anomura

[‚an·ə′mu̇r·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A section of the crustacean order Decapoda that includes lobsterlike and crablike forms.
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1782) (Decapoda: Lithodidae) v Petrolisthes laevigatus (Guerin, 1835) (Decapoda: Porcellanidae): una comparacion dentro del infraorden Anomura.
Geographical distribution of Aegla schmitti Hobbs III, 1979 (Decapoda, Anomura, Aeglidae) and morphometric variations in male populations fron Parana State, Brazil.
The Macrura and Anomura collected by the williams Galapagos Expedition, 1923.
The granulometry and level of organic matter in the sediment have been postulated as the most relevant factors in the distribution of Anomura (Negreiros-Fransozo et al, 1997; Fransozo et al, 1998).
Planktonic decapods in the Catuama Inlet were represented by 27 taxa (Table 1), being distributed in 13 families: Sergestoida (2), Caridea (2), Anomura (2), Thalassinidea (2) and Brachyura (5), besides of non-identified taxa in Hippidea and Stenopodidea.
Fecundity of three sympatric populations of hermit crabs (Decapoda, Anomura, Diogenidae).