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Definition of the noun decapoda

What does decapoda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
  2. squids and cuttlefishes

Phrases with Decapoda

  1. order decapoda
  2. Elpidia Decapoda
  3. Species Elpidia Decapoda

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Decapoda

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Google previewAtlas of Crustacean Larvae (2014)

by Joel W. Martin, Jørgen Olesen, Jens T. Høeg

Decapoda is a diverse and morphologically disparate group of malacostracan crustaceans. Most decapods are familiar to everyone, and many of them are consumed by humans all over the world. Included within this order are the familiar ...

Google previewDecapod Crustacean Phylogenetics (2016)

by Joel W. Martin, Keith A. Crandall, Darryl L. Felder

ABSTRACT Decapoda is the most species-rich group of crustaceans, with numerous ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The Decapoda is a highly diverse and successful order containing more than 8,500 species. In all decapods the head and thorax are fused and covered by a large shell called a carapace that extends down the sides of the body and encloses ...

Google previewHandbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe (2017)

by P. J. Hayward, J. S. Ryland

Superorder Eucarida Order Decapoda The Decapoda is the largest natural grouping within the Malacostraca. In all decapods, the thoracic segments are fused dorsally to a carapace, a fold of which extends ventrally on each side of the animal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

order Decapoda Giant Japanese spider crab Macrocheira kaempferi. class Malacostraca. order Decapoda With legs spanning 12 feet (3.7 mi, the giant Japanese spider crab is the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Decapoda (1) order of the class Malacostraca, subphylum Crustacea (phylum Arthropoda), containing all the familiar crabs, shrimps, crayfish, and lobsters, together some 10000 species (for general description of body – Crustacea). The first ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Decapoda. An order of crustaceans of the class Malacostraca that are distributed worldwide, mainly in marine habitats. Decapods comprise swimming forms ( shrimps ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Decapoda. R Creed, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Introduction. Decapod crustaceans (crayfish, shrimp, and crabs) are the largest invertebrates inhabiting freshwater systems ( Figure ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

Decapoda. The members of this ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

DECAPODA to many amino-acid molecules by action of deaminating enzymes in liver and kidney; the liberated ammonia being turned into urea by the liver, the carbon—containing residue probably providing energy by being oxidized.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Decapoda (crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimps; subphylum *Crustacea, class * Malacostraca) Order of crustaceans, most of which are marine, but some of which inhabit freshwater or terrestrial habitats, or are amphibious. The first three pairs of ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

decapod Member of the crustacean order Decapoda. Decapoda 1. Large order of crustaceans that includes crabs, lobsters, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

blue crab An edible crustacean of the order Decapoda. The name is most often used for the Callinectes sapidus or C.

Google previewAinsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi (2008)

by Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth

(in Coleoptera, Diplopoda and Decapoda), widespread. See Lichtwardt (Mycol. 46: 564, 1954), Lichtwardt ( Mycol.

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