Definition of Brachyura. Meaning of Brachyura. Synonyms of Brachyura

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Definition of Brachyura

Brachyura
Brachyura Brach`y*u"ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. brachy`s short + ? tail.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of decapod Crustacea, including the common crabs, characterized by a small and short abdomen, which is bent up beneath the large cephalo-thorax. [Also spelt Brachyoura.] See Crab, and Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Brachyura from wikipedia

- Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (Gr****: βραχύς, romanized: brachys...
- Coronella brachyura, known commonly as the Indian smooth snake or suvaro saap, is a species of rare harmless snake in the family Colubridae. The species...
- Dekeyseria brachyura is a species of armored catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in the lower Rio Negro basin. This species grows to a length...
- Rossia brachyura is a species of bobtail squid native to the tropical western Atlantic Ocean, specifically the Greater and Lesser Antilles. A. E. Verrill...
- The Malayan porcupine or Himalayan porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) is a species of rodent in the family Hystricidae. Three subspecies are extant in South...
- The Indian pitta (Pitta brachyura) is a p****erine bird native to the Indian subcontinent. It inhabits scrub jungle, deciduous and dense evergreen forest...
- Semioptila brachyura is a moth in the Himantopteridae family. It was described by Erich Martin Hering in 1937. It is found in Gauteng, South Africa. Beccaloni...
- Mordella brachyura is a species of beetle in the genus Mordella of the family Mordellidae, which is part of the superfamily Tenebrionoidea. It was discovered...
- Lazăr; Günter Schweigert; Ovidiu D. Franţescu (2018). "Decapoda (Anomura; Brachyura) from the Late Jur****ic of the Carpathians, Romania". Neues Jahrbuch für...
- word crab, all true crabs are in the sister group to the Anomura, the Brachyura (the two groups together form the clade Meiura). The name Anomura derives...
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