Origin of decapod
Examples from the Web for decapod
Decapod, dek′a-pod, n. one of the shellfish which have ten feet or claws, as the crab.
M. Latreille is of opinion, That the four wings or their representatives replace the four thoracic legs of the decapod Crustacea.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Half a dozen varieties of these are known, one of which inhabits an echinoderm, another a decapod crustacean.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
A tribe of Decapod Crustacea, of which the Hermit-crab is the type.The Ancient Life History of the Earth|Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The Nauplius, so far as is known, does not occur in any other Decapod form except Penus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour