Gecarcinidae


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Gecarcinidae

[‚jē·kär′sin·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The true land crabs, a family of decapod crustaceans belonging to the Brachygnatha.
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Las familias Dromiidae, Pisidae, Parthenopidae, Cancridae y Gecarcinidae presentaron solo una especie.
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.
Palabras clave: Costero, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Costa Rica, distribucion, Gecarcinidae, Gecarcinus quadratus, cangrejo terrestre, hojarasca, bosque lluvioso neotropical, nutrimento, carbon organico, planta, raices, comunidad.
Key words: Coastal, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica, distribution, Gecarcinidae, Gecarcinus quadratus, land crab, leaf litter, neotropical rain forest, nutrient, organic carbon, plant, roots, community.
Las familias Gecarcinidae, Leucosiidae, Menippidae, Ocypodidae, Pilumnidae, Pisidae, Portunidae y Tychidae, en conjunto, presentaron las 13 especies restantes.