Definition of Paguridae

1. Noun. Hermit crabs.

Exact synonyms: Family Paguridae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Decapoda, Order Decapoda
Member holonyms: Genus Pagurus, Pagurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paguridae

Pagenstecher's circle
Paget
Paget's cells
Paget's disease
Paget's disease of the nipple
Paget-Eccleston stain
Paget-von Schrotter syndrome
Pagnolesque
Pago Pago
Pagophila
Pagophila eburnea
Pagophilus
Pagophilus groenlandicus
Pagrus
Pagrus pagrus
Paguridae (current term)
Pagurus
PahA dioxygenase
Pahang
Pahari
Paharis
Pahlavi
Pahlevi
Pahvant Valley fever
Pahvant Valley plague
Paige
Pain
Paine
Paint
Paint Horse

Literary usage of Paguridae

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

1. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"The definition is the same as that of the Paguridae, except that the branchial plumes are filamentous. The species are marine and confined to deep water. ..."

2. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"In the Paguridae the thoracic ganglia are, with the first abdominal, fused into an elongate ... See this work for the excretory organe of the Paguridae (not ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1888)
"There is perhaps no group of higher Crustacea which has been less studied or more imperfectly characterised in Britain than the Paguridae or hermit crabs. ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"As examples, the author cites the Paguridae, generally placed among the Anomura, and which have as yet had no link uniting them to the Macrura; ..."

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