Porcellanidae


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Porcellanidae

[‚pȯr·sə′lan·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The rock sliders, a family of decapod crustaceans of the group Anomura which resemble true crabs but are distinguished by the reduced, chelate fifth pereiopods and the well-developed tail fan.
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Crustacean fauna of Taiwan: crab-like anomurans (Hippoidea, Lithodoidea and Porcellanidae).
Para el infraorden Anomura se identificaron 16 especies incluidas en seis familias, siendo las mas diversificadas las familias Diogenidae y Porcellanidae, con siete y cinco especies respectivamente.
Los crustaceos decapodos han sido estudiados en numerosos trabajos en el departamento del Magdalena, destacandose los de Werding (7-9) en la familia Porcellanidae; Velez (10) en los cangrejos aranas; Sanchez y Campos (11) en los cangrejos ermitanos; Campos y Manjarres (12) en los cangrejos partenopidos.
Gore RH, Abele LG (1976) Shallow water porcelain crabs from the Pacific coast of Panama and adjacent Caribbean waters (Crustacea: Anomura: Porcellanidae).
Material of two species, both new to the fauna of Costa Rica, had been collected as parasites of two crabs in the anomuran family Porcellanidae on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and were housed in the collection of the Museo de Zoologia, Universidad de Costa Rica (designated UCR).
(Porcellanidae), porcelain crabs, increased body size is associated with less reliance on cheliped autotomy as an escape mechanism, and greater reliance on struggling and pinching the predator with the chelipeds (Wasson & Lyon 2005).
The role of carapace spines in the swimming behavior of porcelain crab zoeae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Porcellanidae).
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. Maximum species diversity of brachyuran crabs is recorded during pre-monsoon and monsoon at open mud flats of Sheva creek and Dharamtar creek than rocky shore of Peerwadi coast.
Efecto de periodos de ayuno en el crecimiento de la zoea I de Petrolisthes violaceus (Guerin, 1831) (Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae).
Active brood care in the Anomuran crab Petrolisthes violaceus (Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae): grooming of brooded embryos by the fifth pereipods.