Alpheidae


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Alpheidae

[‚al′fē·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The snapping shrimp, a family of decapod crustaceans that is included in the section Caridea.
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La familia Alpheidae y Hippolytidae, estuvieron presentes; en cuanto al numero de especies, se evidencio una relacion entre estas familias con los cespedes algales.
6 % del total (22/162 x 100), le siguen las familias Alpheidae (5) y Xanthidae (27) con 14 especies equivalentes al 8.
After the shift to reef habitat, Mysidacea were absent and Penaeidae and Sergestidae were greatly reduced, and Sicyoninae, Hippolytidae, and Alpheidae became the dominant shrimp components.
The low representation of the Alpheidae family was thought to be due to sampling exclusion.
Sound production in Crustacea with special reference to the Alpheidae.
In snapping shrimps of the family Alpheidae, the major, or snapper, claw is almost as large as the abdomen and has a hammer on the moveable dactyl that fits into a reciprocal socket on the fixed pollex [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1A OMITTED] (Przibram, 1901).
Incluyo a las familias Palaemonidae, Gnathophyllinae, Alpheidae, Hippolytidae, Callianasidae, Palinuridae, Lithodidae, Porcelanidae, Majidae, Xanthidae, Grapsidae y Portunidae, la mayoria de ellos crustaceos bentonicos.
Two new species of snapping shrimps from the Indo-Pacific, with remarks on colour patterns and sibling species in Alpheidae (Crustacea: Caridea).
Fourteen new species of decapod crustaceans (12 families) are reported for the first time from the mud-sandy bottom of the prairies of algae (Cladophora crispata, Chaetomorpha brachygona, Codium isthmoclodium, Caulerpa sertularioides, Enteromorpha compressa, Halimeda opuntia) and marine seaweds (Halodule wrightii, Halophila baillonis, Thalassia testudinum), South Lagoon of Chengue (PNN Tayrona, Colombia): Penaeidae (Penaeus notialis Perez-Farfante 10-02-84, USNM-259475, USNM-265105, 15-03-84, USNM-265111), Gnathophyllidae (Gnathophylloides mineri Schmitt, 10 02-84, USNM-265103), Palaemonidae (Leader tenuicornis Say, 13-05-83, USNM-259468), Alpheidae (Alpheus nuttingi (Schmitt) 09-02-83, USNM-259474; A.
Orden Familia Annelida * Total Mollusca Total Gastropoda * Teuthoidea Loliginidae * Arthropoda Total Stomatopoda Lysiosquillidae Squillidae Isopoda Cirolanidae * Decapoda Penaeidae Sicyoniidae Alpheidae Processidae Galatheidae Raninidae Calappidae Majidae Parthenopidae Portunidae Goneplacidae Gecarcinidae Chordata Total Clupeiformes Pristigasteridae Clupeidae Aulopiformes * Scorpaeniformes Dactylopteridae Perciformes Sciaenidae Trichiuridae Pleuronectiforme Bothidae Orden Especie N(n) Annelida * 1 Total Mollusca 6 Total Gastropoda * 5 Teuthoidea 1 Arthropoda 138 Total Stomatopoda 3 Lysiosquilla scabricauda * 3 38 Meiosquilla schmitti * 15 Squilla empusa * 5 Squilla intermedia * 17 Squilla rugosa * 1 Isopoda 1 Decapoda 11 Penaeus spp.