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Search Results for: carapace

Carapace

Hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and... Read More

Rostrum

Definition noun, plural: rostra (zoology) (1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More

Decapoda

Decapoda 1. (Science: zoology) The order of crustacea which includes the shrimps, lobsters, crabs, etc. They have a... Read More

Limulus

Definition noun A genus of the family Limulidae Supplement Limulus is a taxonomic genus of the family Limulidae, commonly... Read More

Horseshoe crab

Definition noun, plural: horseshoe crabs A crab-like marine chelicerate arthropod of the taxonomic family... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River TurtleĀ  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More