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Anomura

[‚an·ə′mu̇r·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A section of the crustacean order Decapoda that includes lobsterlike and crablike forms.
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Causes of chaos: spatial and temporal genetic heterogeneity in the intertidal anomuran crab Petrolisthes cinctipes.
King crabs are large anomurans that are commercially exploited in many parts of the world.
The anomuran crab, Munida subrugosa (White, 1847) attains length 5-7 cm, and nearly 15-g wet mass, that lives off southern South America, New Zealand and southern Australia (Boschi et al.
Crustacea Decapoda: Report on the anomuran and brachyuran crabs.
Preliminary observations on megalopa larvae of brachyuran and porcelain crab-shaped anomuran Crustacea collected from the drifting seaweeds in Suruga Bay.
Bopyrids live on shrimp, brachyurans, and anomurans and cause a conspicuous bulge of the branchiostegite (Dall et al.
2002), brachyurans (0-50%, Hill and Wassenberg, 1990; Wassenberg and Hill, 1993; Kaiser and Spencer, 1995) and anomurans (0-19%, Kaiser and Spencer, 1995).
In Alaskan waters, there are at least 57 species of anomurans with planktonic larval forms, 49 of which are other lithodids or the closely related hermit crabs (pers.
Benedict 1895, and other species of decapods, representing anomurans, brachyurans, and carideans (Table 1), were obtained from archived collections of either ethanol-preserved blood or muscle tissue taken in the Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, and Puget Sound (Washington).