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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Ampliacion de la distribucion sur de Ucides occidentalis (Decapoda: Ucididae) y Cardisoma crassum (Decapoda: Gecarcinidae).
Larval morphology and salinity tolerance of a land crab from West Africa, Cardisoma Armatum (Brachyura: Grapsoidea: Gecarcinidae).
Land crabs, including the gecarcinids (Brachyura, Gecarcinidae) and hermits (Anomura, Coenobitidae) are often dominant consumers on tropical islands (Louda and Zedler 1985, Green 1997).
Expansion of southern distributional range of Ucides occidentalis (Decapoda: Ucididae) and Cardisoma crassum (Decapoda: Gecarcinidae)
Species Family Saline range Superfamily Cardisoma armatum Gecarcinidae 15-35 (Herklots, 1851) Grapsoidea Cardisoma guanhumi Gecarcinidae 20-40 (Latreille, 1828) Grapsoidea Aratus pisonii (H.
Morphology of the female genital ducts of the blue land crab Cardisoma guanhumi (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae).
La mosca del cangrejo terrestre Cardisoma crassum Smith (Crustacea: Gecarcinidae) en la Isla del Coco, Costa Rica.