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Order Decapoda - Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp

Asian Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus sanguineus Leopard-spotted crab - Ovalipes ocellatus Atlantic Marsh Fiddler Crab - Uca pugnax Northern crayfish - Orconectes virilis Hermit crab - Pagurus longicarpus Emerita talpoida Shrimp
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Eucarida (Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.))
Order Decapoda (Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp)
Explanation of Names
Decapoda Latreille 1802
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Internet References
Works Cited
1.An illustrated guide to the marine decapod crustaceans of Florida. Pt. 1 & 2
Abele L.G., Kim W. 1986. Dept. of Environmental Regulation. 760 pp.