Macrura


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Macrura

[mə′kru̇r·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A group of decapod crustaceans in the suborder Reptantia including eryonids, spiny lobsters, and true lobsters; the abdomen is extended and bears a well-developed tail fan.
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macrura (Macquart pickeli PLANT TAXA Hendel 1914 1835) Lima 1934 Arecales Arecaceae Syagrus flexuosa 0 0 0 (Martius) Beccari Allogoptera leucocalyx 0 0 0 (Drude) Kuntze Celastrales Hippocrateaceae Cheiloclinium cognatum -- -- -- (Miers) AC.
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(106) Apart from promoting the export of forest produce and terubuk (tenualosa macrura), the Syihab dynasty presided over the proto-industrial production of pearl sago, timber and some of the region's finest gold-threaded cloth (songket).
A descriptive catalogue of the Indian Deep-sea Crustacea Decapoda, Macrura and Anomala in the Indian Museum, Calcutta.
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On the occurrence of acid mucopolysaccharides in the spermatophores of two marine prawns, Penaeus indiens (Milne-Edwards) and Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius) (Crustacea: Macrura).
Desarrollo embrionario de la langosta de Juan Fernandez Jasus frontalis (Decapoda, Macrura, Palinuridae).