Galatheidea

Galatheidea

[‚gal·ə·thē′ī·dē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A group of decapod crustaceans belonging to the Anomura and having a symmetrical abdomen bent upon itself and a well-developed tail fan.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Galatheidea (Crustacea: Anomura) of the Allan Hancock Atlantic Expedition with review of the Porcellanidae of the Western North Atlantic.