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Definition of Decapoda

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.
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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.

Meaning of Decapoda from wikipedia

- The Decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the cl**** Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish...
- "First Jur****ic occurence [sic] of Enoploclytia M'Coy, 1849 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Erymidae)" (PDF). Annales de Paléontologie. 104 (2): 143–148. doi:10.1016/j...
- known as caridean shrimp, are an infraorder of shrimp within the order Decapoda. They are found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. Carideans...
- of the hemolymph vascular system in hermit and king crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomala)". Journal of Morphology. 274 (7): 759–778. doi:10.1002/jmor.20133...
- contains 6,793 species in 93 families, as many as the remainder of the Decapoda. The evolution of crabs is characterised by an increasingly robust body...
- Missouri and Tennessee. Lyko, Frank (2017). "The marbled crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) represents an independent new species". Zootaxa. 4363 (4):...
- Decapoda Shock is a 2011 Spanish short science fiction action parody film written, directed, co-produced, and with brief animated sequences by Javier Chillon...
- crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (which is a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten. The term prawn is used particularly in the...
- Roadian) fluvial burrows ascribed to ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea, Gebiidea) and crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidea, Parastacidea), respectively. However...
- family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda Reptantia. Spiny lobsters are also, especially in Australia, New Zealand...
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