Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to Identification

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Csiro Publishing, 2004 - Nature - 574 pages
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A comprehensive guide to the identification of more than 700 species of Decapod and Stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian waters. It is liberally illustrated with more than 1000 line drawings and diagnostic illustrations. Details for each species include the authority, year of description,common name if known, diagnosis, size, geographical distribution, and ecological and depthdistribution.
 

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Contents

Systematics
13
Dendrobranchiata prawns and midwater shrimps
23
Caridea shrimps
53
Stenopodidea coral shrimps and Venus shrimps
145
Polychelida deepsea lobsters
151
Astacidea scampi and crayfish
159
Thalassinidea ghost shrimps and sponge shrimps
169
Achelata rock lobsters and bugs
197
Dynomenidae
308
Homolodromiidae
310
Subsection Homoloidea
311
Latreilliidae
314
Subsection Archaeobrachyura
316
Cymonomidae
318
Raninidae
320
Section Eubrachyura
324

Anomura hermit crabs porcelain crabs and squat lobsters
215
Sixlegged crabs
218
Galatheoidea
219
Chirostylidae
220
Galatheidae
228
Lomisidae
240
Porcellanidae
242
Hippoidea
247
Hippidae
249
Paguroidea
250
Diogenidae
251
Lithodidae
266
Paguridae
270
Parapaguridae
279
Pylochelidae
286
Brachyura crabs
289
Twentyfive common crabs
296
Section Podotremata
298
Calappidae
326
Leucosiidae
331
Matutidae
344
Majidae
347
Spider crabs and decorator crabs common in shallowwater
349
Hymenosomatidae
390
Parthenopidae
398
Atelecyclidae
400
Cancridae
401
Corystidae
404
Geryonidae
406
Portunidae
407
Goneplacidae
433
Stomatopoda mantis shrimps
517
Glossary
549
Credits
557
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Gary C.B. Poore is one of the world's leading crustacean taxonomists and past president of The Crustacean Society.

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