Pinnotheridae


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Pinnotheridae

[‚pin·ə′ther·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The pea crabs, a family of decapod crustaceans belonging to the Brachygnatha.
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bipunctatus in Pinnaxodes, a total of 10 species in five genera of Pinnotheridae are known for the temperate coasts of Peru and Chile (Peruvian-Chilean Province sensu Retamal & Moyano, 2010) (Table 1).
Morphology of the female reproductive system of European pea crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Pinnotheridae).
Abbreviated larval development of Tunicotheres moseri (Rathbun, 1918) (Decapoda: Pinnotheridae), a rare case of parental care among brachyuran crabs.
These findings are reinforced by the fact that seven developmental stages were perfect indicators (IndVal > 70%) of flood tide, while just one (Pinnotheridae, zoea II) was indicator of ebb tide.
Taxonomy and morphology of European pea crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae).
Suborder Pleocyemata Burkenroad (1963) Infraorder Brachyura Linnaeus (1758) Section Eubrachyura de Saint Laurent (1980) Family Pinnotheridae de Haan (1833) Genus Austinotheres Campos (2002) Austinotheres angelicus (Lockington, (1877) (Figs.
La familia Pinnotheridae esta representada por un grupo diverso de pequenos cangrejos simbiontes de moluscos (almejas, ostras, mejillones, ostiones y otros bivalvos), poliquetos, equinodermos, holoturoideos y urocordados (Schmitt et al.
planipes, Axiidae, Ocypodidae, Pinnotheridae, Porcellanidae, and Majidae).
De las larvas identificadas de este Infraorden, las de la familia Pinnotheridae fueron las mas abundantes, se capturaron en la mayoria de las estaciones (Tabla 3) y correspondieron en zoeas de Pinnixa sp.