Lithodidae


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Lithodidae

[lə′thäd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The king crabs, a family of anomuran decapods in the superfamily Paguridea distinguished by reduced last pereiopods and by the asymmetrical arrangement of the abdominal plates in the female.
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Global bottlenecks in the distribution of marine Crustacea: temperature constraints in the family Lithodidae.
Classification and nomenclature PHYLUM ORDEN FAMILIA Mollusca Teuthoidea Loliginidae Ommastrephidae Cephalopoda Octopodidae Arthropoda Amphipoda Aoridae Crustacea Isopoda Cimothoidae Cirolanidae Stomatopoda Hemisquillidae Lysiosquillidae Squillidae Decapoda Penaeidae Sicyoniidae Solenoceridae Caridea Palaemonidae Gnathophyllidae Hippolytidae Alpheidae Palinura Palinuridae Anomura Diogenidae Porcellanidae Paguridae Albuneidae Lithodidae Brachyura Grapsidae Ocypodidae Portunidae Xanthidae Chordata Enterogona Salpidae Pisces Anguiliformes Ophichthidae Muraenesocidae Gadiformes Bregmacerotidae Clupeifortnes Clupeidae Engraulidae Pristigasteridae PHYLUM ORDEN ESPECIE Mollusca Teuthoidea Loligo sp.
Lithodidae registrados frente a San Antonio, Chile Central, (Crustacea, Anomura) Invest.
Unlike crabs in the families Lithodidae and Paguridae, Aegla platensis, a riverine anomuran in Brazil, develops through the zoea and decapodid stages (equivalent to the megalops or glaucothoe) inside the egg and hatches alter 35 d (Lizardo-Daudt and Bond-Buckup 2003).