*  Ocypode - Wikipedia
Ocypode ghost crabs have deep box-like bodies. The regions on the carapace are usually not clearly defined. They have thick and ... Most species have pale-colored bodies that blend in well with the sand, though they are capable of gradually changing body ... They have a box-like body, thick and elongated eyestalks, and one claw is larger than the other in both males and females. They ... Ocypode is a genus of ghost crabs found in the sandy shores of tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocypode
*  Triops longicaudatus - Wikipedia
For clarity, this article uses "thorax" to mean the two body regions with limbs. There is a carapace present, but no ... The terms carapace and cephalothorax often are confused, but should not be. The carapace of crustaceans is a fold of the body ... It is characterized by an elongated, segmented body, a flattened shield-like brownish carapace covering two thirds of the ... The posterior 5-14 rings at the end of the body do not bear appendages. At the end of the body is a pleotelson (fusion of the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triops_longicaudatus
*  Ghost crab - Wikipedia
Their carapaces are deep and box-like, squarish when viewed from the top with straight or slightly curving sides. The regions ... Most ghost crabs have pale-colored bodies that blend in well with the sand, though they are capable of gradually changing body ... The fiddler crabs' carapaces are broadened at the front, while the carapaces of ghost crabs are more or less box-like. Lastly, ... This suggests, at least for short-term color changes, they follow a day-night cycle to determine body coloration; basing it on ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_crab
*  Cupiennius salei - Wikipedia
... particularly on the carapace. The ventral side is red-orange with thick black central region under the abdomen. Males measure ... The females are relatively larger than the males, measuring up to 3.5 cm in body length, with a 10 cm legspan. The dorsal side ... of the body is chocolate-brown with small, lighter spots on the abdomen and many darker longitudinal stripes, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupiennius_salei
*  How Long Does it Take for Shrimp to Grow Big Enough to Eat? | eHow
The shrimp's body enlarges and becomes longer.. Protozoae Stage. In the protozae stage the shrimp physically develop further. ... The beginnings of the spine, carapace and digestive tract also appear. A set of setae and articulations also come forth, and ... During this stage, rudimentary appendages (antennae and mandible) develop, and the posterior region divides and thins out. ... Bifurcation, or the process of creating several divisions on the shrimp's body, evolves further with additional spines. ...
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*  Synalpheus regalis - Wikipedia
Scattered red chromatophores decorate the facial region of its carapace (the region between and lateral to the eyes). Its ... The distal portion of its major chela (the pincer) is brighter orange than the rest of its body and its embryos and ovaries are ... They form a prominent component of the diverse marine cryptofauna of the region. For the span of their entire lives, they live ... The shrimp feed on the host tissues as well as on the detritus, which includes bodies of dead organisms or fecal material. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synalpheus_regalis
*  Hippa adactyla - Wikipedia
Carapace ovate, more long than wide; neotype measurements: 25.1 mm × 22.5 mm. Females tends to have larger bodies than males; ... It is found on exposed sandy beaches in the swash region of the intertidal zone. A small crustacean. ... According to Haig (1974): "Carapace densely covered with sharply serrate, transverse lines. Frontal margin five-toothed; outer ... on the southern coast of Java, the carapace length is 17.6-34.9 mm in females or 18.1-27.7 in males. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippa_adactyla
*  Cyclocoeloma - Wikipedia
The back side of the carapace is rounded but the rostral area is going relatively far ahead and looks like a head with lateral ... Cyclocoeloma tuberculata is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the central Indo-Pacific region. J.C . de n Harto g ... The reason they cover their body is to camouflage themselves from potential predators, especially during the day; C. ... In the majids, the decoration is fixed on the carapace and legs via hooked hairs. The claws are quite small and are also used ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclocoeloma
*  crustacean facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about crustacean
... and is protected by a shell-like carapace. Each body segment may bear a pair of biramous appendages used for locomotion, as ... Appendages in the head region are modified to form jaws and in the abdominal region are often reduced or absent. Typically, the ... Most crustaceans are aquatic and breathe through gills or the body surface. They are typically covered by a hard exoskeleton. ... The free-swimming larva characteristic of crustaceans, called a nauplius larva, has an unsegmented body, a median eye, and ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/plants-and-animals/animals/zoology-invertebrates/crustacean
*  Ocypode ryderi - Wikipedia
Body is pale pink with distinctive mauve/purple joints to the legs; square carapace and long, robust legs. The eyes are on long ... is a species of ghost crab found on the east coast of Africa from the Eastern Cape Region to Kenya. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocypode_ryderi
*  Achaeopsis - Wikipedia
Its carapace is rounded, tapering to a blunt tip. Its pincers are raggedly striped in white and red. The crab decorates its ... The crab is found from False Bay to Durban, subtidally to 43 metres (141 ft). It is endemic to this region. Achaeopsis ... body with sponges, hydroids, or algae, improving its camouflage. It is seldom seen without some form of decoration. It is often ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achaeopsis
*  Episesarma versicolor - Wikipedia
Carapace square-shaped and relatively flat. Body color brown to brownish grey in carapace with violet colored outer surface of ... Distributed all over marine and brackish waters of Indo-West Pacific regions. It is harvested by many local fishermen for rich ... The species is well distributed in mangrove regions, inhabits burrows at tree bases or sometimes within mounds created by ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Episesarma_versicolor
*  Canadaspis - Fossil Gallery - The Burgess Shale
Canadaspis is composed of a bivalved carapace covering a body with an appendage-bearing head region, an abdomen of 8 segments ... The length of the bivalved carapaces ranges in size from 0.8-5.2 cm. The carapace valves are suboval in outline and taper ...
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*  Canadaspis - Fossil Gallery - The Burgess Shale
Canadaspis is composed of a bivalved carapace covering a body with an appendage-bearing head region, an abdomen of 8 segments ... The length of the bivalved carapaces ranges in size from 0.8-5.2 cm. The carapace valves are suboval in outline and taper ... partially covered by a disarticulated carapace of Canadaspis), Burgessia bella (far left). Right images, details of the ...
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*  Glossary of spider terms - Wikipedia
... thoracic region), the two regions being separated by the cervical groove; covered by the carapace and bearing the eyes, legs, ... One of the two main body parts (tagmata), located towards the anterior end, composed of the head (cephalic region or caput) and ... cephalic region Carapace: A hardened plate (sclerite) covering the upper (dorsal) portion of the cephalothorax; see also ... separating the cephalic and thoracic regions of the carapace Chelicera (plural chelicerae): One of two appendages at the front ...
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*  Dictyna arundinacea - Wikipedia
The body length excluding legs is about 2 to 3.5 mm, the females being slightly larger than the males. The carapace is dark ... The abdomen has a pattern of white hairs with a gap in the cardiac region and at the rear. The legs are brownish yellow. D. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dictyna_arundinacea
*  Atlantic horseshoe crab - Wikipedia
Horseshoe crabs have three main parts to the body: the head region, known as the "prosoma", the abdominal region or " ... A large compound eye with monochromatic vision is found on each side of the prosoma; it has five simple eyes on the carapace, ... Egg quantity is dependent on the female's body size, and ranges from 15,000 to 64,000 eggs per female. "Development begins when ... A wide range of marine species become attached to the carapace, including algae, flat worms, mollusks, barnacles, and bryozoans ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_horseshoe_crab
*  Seven-banded armadillo - Wikipedia
The carapace consists of two immobile plates, separated by six or seven movable bands, which are connected to each other by a ... It is a solitary nocturnal, terrestrial animal, living mostly in dry habitats, outside of rainforest regions. Long-nosed ... armadillos have a broad, depressed body, an obtusely pointed rostrum, long, pointed ears and short legs. ... The carapace is mostly blackish, hairless and with the scales of the anterior edge of the movable bands not notably different ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven-banded_armadillo
*  Definition for plastron
One of the similar exoskeletal dishes created upon the underneath region of the human body of specific Amphibia, once the ... The almost level an element of the shell construction of a tortoise or other pet, comparable in structure on carapace. ... In herpetology: The ventral the main shell of a chelonian or testudinate; the low layer, or under region of the layer, of a ... turtle or tortoise: pretty much against carapace.. * ...
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*  Chionoecetes opilio - Wikipedia
Snow crabs have equally long and wide carapaces, or protective shell-coverings, over their bodies. Their tubercles, or the ... Snow crabs also have little granules along the border of their bodies, except their intestinal region. Concerning their walking ... Male snow crabs can grow up to 16.5 cm (6.5 in) in carapace width, while females can grow up to 9.5 cm (3.7 in). Male carapaces ... Snow crabs have a horizontal rostrum at the front of the carapace; the rostrum is basically just an extension of the hard, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chionoecetes_opilio
*  Marginated tortoise - Wikipedia
These tortoises have less strongly bent tiles in the posterior of their carapaces, and the posterior of the carapace is almost ... helping it maintain its body temperature. Early in the morning, marginated tortoises bask in the sun to raise their body ... Evidence in favor of this is the wide geographical region and the extremely large number of subspecies of Testudo graeca, ... The carapaces of adult specimens are almost completely black, with yellow highlights. The front sides of the limbs are covered ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marginated_tortoise
*  Chaceon bicolor - Wikipedia
The carapace of females is more strongly arched from front to back and the protogastric regions are noticeably more inflated. ... Chaceon bicolor differs from all species of the genus in color pattern, with the anterior part of the body purplish rather than ... and branchial regions; its hepatic region is smooth; protogastric region inflated in large specimens, especially in females. ... The anterior part of the carapace is predominantly purple, its branchial regions tan and its legs yellowish. It has a wide ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaceon_bicolor
*  Vetulicola rectangulata - Wikipedia
... there is a keel-like extension of the body wall on the top and belly. Unlike in V. cuneata, the mouth region does not protrude ... The anterior part is oval to rectangular in shape, enclosed by a carapace-like structure of four rigid cuticular plates fused ... Like V. cuneata, V. rectangulata has a body composed of two distinct parts of approximately equal length. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vetulicola_rectangulata
*  Agelenopsis aperta - Wikipedia
The body length (excluding legs) is up to 19 mm, the female averaging slightly larger (otherwise the sexes are similar). The ... It is found in dry regions across the Southern United States and into Mexico. This long-legged spider is rather similar to its ... pale grey carapace is marked with two prominent dark stripes. The abdomen is darker grey with two narrow pale stripes. The web ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agelenopsis_aperta
*  Crustacean - Wikipedia
The body of a crustacean is composed of segments, which are grouped into three regions: the cephalon or head, the thorax, and ... "Carapace". Crustacean Glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Retrieved 2016-09-10. P. J. Hayward; J. S. Ryland ... Each somite, or body segment can bear a pair of appendages: on the segments of the head, these include two pairs of antennae, ... The main body cavity is an open circulatory system, where blood is pumped into the haemocoel by a heart located near the dorsum ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crustacean