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Definition of the noun Alpheidae

What does Alpheidae mean as a name of something?

Alpheidae is a family of Decapoda.

Alpheidae is a family of Alpheoidea.

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Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alpheidae: Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol ...

Google previewProceedings of the United States National Museum (1909)

by United States National Museum

The only comparable organ in the Alpheidae is the tuft of long plumose hairs which is borne by the chela of the second pair in Oheirothriw parvimanus Bate, a genus, moreover, very like Synalplwus.

Google previewRemarkable Shrimps (2004)

Adaptations and Natural History of the Carideans by Raymond T. Bauer

Alpheidae is a diverse family of tropical and subtropical shrimps inhabiting shallow-water coastal marine habitats. TABLE 4. Superfamilies and families of the Caridea, from Chace 36 Family Profiles.

Google previewThe Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms (2013)

by Walter M. Goldberg

The family Alpheidae is a very diverse group of carideans, commonly called “ snapping shrimps.” More than 600 species in >36 genera have been described from shallow seawater habitats all over the world; many are common residents of ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

Alpheidae. Athanas nitescens, or Montague's Shrimp. It is thought, but erro£, by the fishermen to be the young of the o r. Ath—an-ā'-si-an (or sian=shan) , a.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1885)

by Popular encyclopedia

The neighbouring family Alpheidae includes several species of shrimps, some of which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

a genus of macrurous decapodous crustaceans, the type of the family Alpheidae. A. ruber (the red shrimp) and A. affinis are examples. Alphi fi-tó" bi-us) , n. [NL., (Gr. 5%ttov, barley-meal, meal, + Bioc, life.] A genus of beetles, of the ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1P3H4E1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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