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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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Crustacean fauna of Taiwan: crab-like anomurans (Hippoidea, Lithodoidea and Porcellanidae).
A total of 3,156 anomuran and brachyuran individuals was collected, comprising 14 decapod species (7 Anomura and 7 Brachyura); 11 species were collected in both regions.
Phylum arthropoda appeared as the second most dominant group with 33 species of brachyuran and anomuran crabs.
Many anomurans and brachyurans that inhabit the intertidal zone of the rocky shore and estuarine waters in temperate and tropical regions spawn over a prolonged period or continuously throughout the year (Sastry, 1983).
This structure, by the pore arrangement in two symmetrical groups, is similar to Parafavreina Bronnimann, Caron and Zanineti, which is assumed to be anomuran excretions (Hantzschel, 1975).
Histochemical investigations on vitellogenesis of an anomuran crab, Clibanarius clibanarius.
This latter pattern, with high variability in the deepness of the incomplete furrows, has also been described in various alpheid carideans and in the anomuran Emerita talpoida (Brooks and Herrick, 1891).
Reproductive ecology and size of sexual maturity in the anomuran crab Aegla parana (Decapoda: Aeglidae).
The first described species of Entonoscidae was Entoniscus porcellanae from an anomuran crab, Porcellana discovered by Muller (1862) in Brazil.
argentinus, the freshwater crab Dilocarcinus pagei (Stimpson, 1861), and the freshwater anomuran Aegla uruguayana (Schmitt, 1942) (Collins & Paggi 1998, Collins 1999, Williner & Collins 2002, Williner 2010).