Gymnopleura

Gymnopleura

[‚jim·nə′plu̇r·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subsection of brachyuran decapod crustaceans including the primitive burrowing crabs with trapezoidal or elongate carapaces, the first pereiopods subchelate, and some or all of the remaining pereiopods flattened and expanded.
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Sex ratio, size at reproductive maturity, and reproduction of the Hawaiian Knoa crab, Ranina ranina (Linnaeus) (Brachyuran, Gymnopleura, Raninidae).
Sex ratio, size at reproductive maturity, and reproduction of the Hawaiian Kona crab, Ranina ranina (Linnaeus) (Brachyura, Gymnopleura, Raninidae).