Leucosiidae

Leucosiidae

[‚lü·kə′sī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The purse crabs, a family of true crabs belonging to the Oxystomata.
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Brachyuran crabs belonging to family Grapsidae, Leucosiidae, Matutidae, Menippidae, Ocypodidae, Oziidae, Polybiidae, Porcellanidae, Portunidae, Sesarmidae and Xanthidae were recorded.
ZI, ZII, ZIII 64.58 *** Hippidea ZI 02.08 * Brachyura Family Dromiidae De ZI 10.45 ** Haan, 1833 Family Leucosiidae ZI, ZII, ZIII 06.25 * Samouelle, 1819 Family Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 Menippe nodifrons ZI, ZII 06.25 * Stimpson, 1859 Panopeus spp.
5.8 0.64 0.21 4.93 Leucosiidae Lucifer faxoni 2.17 0.12 0.01 0.28 Ogyrides sp.
The functional morphology of the feeding and grooming appendages of Ebalia tuberosa (Crustacea: Decapoda: Leucosiidae).
Of these, 9 species belongs to family Portunidae, 5 species each to Grapsidae and Xanthidae, 2 species each to Leucosiidae, Ocypodidae, Oziidae and Sesarmidae and 1 species each to Matutidae, Menippidae, Polybiidae and Porcellanidae.