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Decapoda
Decacerata De*cac`e*ra"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de`ka ten + ke`ras a horn.] (Zo["o]l.) The division of Cephalopoda which includes the squids, cuttlefishes, and others having ten arms or tentacles; -- called also Decapoda. [Written also Decacera.] See Dibranchiata.
Decapoda
Decapoda De*cap"o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? ten + ?, ?, foot.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The order of Crustacea which includes the shrimps, lobsters, crabs, etc. Note: They have a carapace, covering and uniting the somites of the head and thorax and inclosing a gill chamber on each side, and usually have five (rarely six) pairs of legs. They are divided into two principal groups: Brachyura and Macrura. Some writers recognize a third (Anomura) intermediate between the others. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A division of the dibranchiate cephalopods including the cuttlefishes and squids. See Decacera.
Decapoda
Podophthalmia Pod`oph*thal"mi*a, n. pl. [NL. See Podophthalmic.] (Zo["o]l.) The stalk-eyed Crustacea, -- an order of Crustacea having the eyes supported on movable stalks. It includes the crabs, lobsters, and prawns. Called also Podophthalmata, and Decapoda.
Tetradecapoda
Tetradecapoda Tet`ra*de*cap"o*da, n. pl. [NL. See Tetra-, and Decapoda.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Arthrostraca.

Meaning of Decapod from wikipedia

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- The Decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crabs...
- The decapod crustacean, such as a crab, lobster, shrimp or prawn, is made up of 20 body segments grouped into two main body parts: the cephalothorax and...
- Natant Decapod Crustacea (Shrimps and Prawns) of New Zealand". Tuatara. 7 (1). Richardson LR and Yaldwyn JC (1958) A Guide to the Natant Decapod Crustacea...
- profession, and he is implied to be frequently homeless when not at work. The Decapod (named after the actual Decapoda order of ten-footed crustaceans) are an...
- Shrimp are decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion – most commonly Caridea and Dendrobranchiata. More narrow...
- "The Decapod" is the third episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Julie...
- antennae, and a collection of major ganglia is found below the gut. In many decapods, the first (and sometimes the second) pair of pleopods are specialised...
- Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (Gr****: βραχύς, romanized: brachys...
- superfamilies Galatheoidea and Chirostyloidea, which form part of the decapod infraorder Anomura, alongside groups including the hermit crabs and mole...