Definition of Order Decapoda

1. Noun. Lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns.

2. Noun. Squids and cuttlefishes.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Decapoda

order Conodonta
order Conodontophorida
order Coraciiformes
order Cordaitales
order Corrodentia
order Crocodilia
order Crocodylia
order Cuculiformes
order Cycadales
order Cycadofilicales
order Cyclostomata
order Cydippea
order Cydippida
order Cydippidea
order Cypriniformes
order Decapoda (current term)
order Dermaptera
order Dermoptera
order Diapensiales
order Dicranales
order Dictyoptera
order Dinocerata
order Dinoflagellata
order Dinornithiformes
order Diptera
order Discocephali
order Ebenales
order Edentata
order Embiodea
order Embioptera

Literary usage of Order Decapoda

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

1. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Order DECAPODA. Body naked. Head separate, with ten fleshy arms, the two longer arms furnished ... Order DECAPODA."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"All the members embraced within the three divisions of the preceding order (Decapoda) ... whilst the carapace, so largely Developed in the order Decapoda, ..."

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