Definición de Decapoda en inglés:

Decapoda

Silabificación: De·cap·o·da
Pronunciación: /diˈkapədə
 
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Zoology
  • 1An order of crustaceans that includes shrimps, crabs, and lobsters. They have five pairs of walking legs and are typically marine.
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    • Potentially recent major gene order rearrangements have been documented within the crustacean order Decapoda, the gastropod superfamily Helicoidea, the parasitic flatworm genus Schistosoma, and the tick family Ixodidae.
    • Other aspects of the morphology of Palaeopemphix that separate it from the Decapoda include the bivalved nature of the carapace and the strong development of the lateromarginal carina, or doublure.
    • The Penaeidae fall within the order Decapoda (class Malacostraca), which contains most commercially important crustacean species.
  • 2A former order of cephalopod mollusks that includes squids and cuttlefishes, having eight arms and two long tentacles. Compare with Octopoda.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from deca- 'ten' + Greek pous, pod- 'foot'.

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