Keavie

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Keavies
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Liocarcinus vernalis
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Cless: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Suborder: Pleocyemata
Infraorder: Brachyura
Linnaeus, 1758
Sections an subsections[1]

Keavies are decapod crustaceans o the infraorder Brachyura, which teepically hae a very short projectin "tail" (abdomen) (Greek: βραχύς / brachys = short,[2] οὐρά / οura = tail[3]), uisually entirely hidden unner the thorax.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sammy De Grave, N. Dean Pentcheff, Shane T. Ahyong; et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109. 
  2. Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott. "βραχύς". A Greek–English Lexicon. Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved Mey 24, 2010. 
  3. Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott. "οὐρά". A Greek–English Lexicon. Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved Mey 24, 2010.