Definition of Astacidae

1. Noun. Crayfish.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astacidae

Astacidae (current term)
Aster acuminatus
Aster arenosus
Aster cordifolius
Aster divaricatus
Aster dumosus
Aster ericoides
Aster falcatus
Aster linarifolius
Aster linosyris

Literary usage of Astacidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Astacidae.• Crayfish. Body not so large as in previous family; rostrum without ... Key to the genera of Astacidae here described: a, Pacific slope crayfish. ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Monograph of the North American Astacidae. 111. Cat. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard, No. 3; 109 pp. HARRIS, JA 1903. An Ecological Catalogue of the Crayfishes ..."

3. Animal Life as Affected by the Natural Conditions of Existence by Carl Semper (1881)
"True Astacidae or river cray-fish occur in Europe, in America, and Australia, while they are absent from the intervening countries arid islands. ..."

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