Eucarida


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Eucarida

[‚yü′kar·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large superorder of the decapod crustaceans, subclass Malacostraca, including shrimps, lobsters, hermit crabs, and crabs; characterized by having the shell and thoracic segments fused dorsally and the eyes on movable stalks.
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The evolution of the Eucarida (Crustacea, Eumalacostraca) in relation to the fossil record.
The class Malacostraca includes the superorders Pancarida (order Thermosbaenacea), Peracarida (orders Mysidacea, Amphipoda, and Isopoda), and Eucarida (order Decapoda) (Covich & Thorp 1991).
simplex Schellenberg (1943) 0 0 Subclass Eucarida Order: Decapoda Family: Parastacidae Samastacus spinifrons 0 0 Philippi (1882) Parastacus pugnax Poeppig (1835) 0 0 P.