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  1. Brachyura, suborder Brachyuranoun

    an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface


  1. suborder brachyura

    The suborder Brachyura, also known as true crabs, is a taxonomic classification within the order Decapoda in the class Malacostraca, phylum Arthropoda. This suborder is distinguished by having bodies completely enclosed in a shell, with a very short projecting "tail" usually hidden under the rear part of the shell. They also display a largely sideways pattern of movement which is another identifying feature. It's the largest crab group, comprising of nearly 7,000 species, including familiar ones such as the blue crab, Dungeness crab, and king crab, among others. These species inhabit various marine and freshwater environments, as well as certain terrestrial habitats.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder brachyura in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder brachyura in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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