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Infraorder Brachyura - True Crabs

Mangrove tree crab? - Aratus pisonii Dyspanopeus sayi Green Crab - Carcinus maenas Hemigrapsus sanguineus Dyspanopeus sayi Crabs - Ocypode quadrata Fiddler Crab - Uca Blue-topped fiddler crabs - Uca
Classification
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)
Infraorder Brachyura (True Crabs)
Explanation of Names
From Greek, meaning short tail.
Author: Latreille, 1802
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