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True Crabs (infraorder Brachyura)
(Subphylum: Crustacea; Class: Malacostraca; Order: Decapoda)
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True Crabs (Order Decapoda)

General: True Crabs (infraorder Brachyura) typically are aquatic creatures with a tough exoskeleton, two pinching claws, and eight walking legs. True Crabs have a very short projecting tail or a reduced abdomen that is hidden under the thorax.

True Crabs (Order Decapoda) True Crab

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