Arcturidae

Arcturidae

[‚ärk′tu̇r·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of isopod crustaceans in the suborder Valvifera characterized by an almost cylindrical body and extremely long antennae.
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ARCTURIDAE Neastacilla californica CANCRIDAE Cancer antennarius Cancer gracillis CAPRELLIDAE Caprella equilibra Caprella ferrea Caprella mendax CIROLANIDAE Cirolana harfordi COROPHIIDAE Cheirimedeia zotea EUPHAUSIIDAE Euphausia pacifica HIPPOLYTIDAE Heptacarpus pugettensis IDOTEIDAE Idotea fewkesi ISAEIDAE Photis sp.