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Hippidae

(Family)

Overview

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Body as a whole almost ovoid; leg 1 not chelate or subchelate; telson twice as long as wide; found only on exposed sandy beaches, burrowing just under the surface.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Hippidae is a member of the Superfamily Hippoidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Hippidae:

The Family Hippidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Emerita

Emerita may refer to several different things: [more]

Hippa

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Remipes

At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Remipes.

More info about the Genus Remipes may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 19:40:55