DECAPODA Latreille, 1803
(crabs, shrimps, lobsters etc.)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Male - dorsal view - in water (Click to view)Active - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Infraorder 5 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Rostrum and face - side view (Click to view)Lobster (minus claws) upside down in collecting pot (Click to view)
Infraorder 3 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Shed shell (male) - dorsal view (Click to view)Dead animal - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Female - on dry land - dorsal view (Click to view)
Infraorder 6 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Night colours - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view - on sand (Click to view)Latero-dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Infraorder 5 illustrated subtaxa
Female - dorsal view - as found (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Subsection (Zoo.) 6 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Family 1 illustrated subtaxa
Subsection (Zoo.) 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Superfamily 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Family 1 illustrated subtaxa 2 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
OrderDECAPODA (crabs, shrimps, lobsters etc.)
SuperorderEUCARIDA (crab, shrimps, lobsters etc.)
ClassMALACOSTRACA (crabs, lobsters, shrimps, prawns, woodlice etc.)
SubphylumCRUSTACEA (crustaceans)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 32 general literature references relevant to DECAPODA (crabs, shrimps, lobsters etc.)

DECAPODA (crabs, shrimps, lobsters etc.) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 55 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for DECAPODA (crabs, shrimps, lobsters etc.)
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