Keavie

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Keavie
Temporal range: Jurassic–Recent
Liocarcinus vernalis.jpg
Liocarcinus vernalis
Scientific classification e
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" (Greek: βραχύς, translit. brachys = short,[2] οὐρά / οura = tail[3]), uisually entirely hidden unner the thorax.

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  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. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 2011-06-06. 
  2. Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott. "βραχύς". A Greek–English Lexicon. Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  3. Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott. "οὐρά". A Greek–English Lexicon. Perseus Digital Library. Retrieved 2010-05-24.