Moreton Bay bug

Moreton Bay bug
The species Thenus orientalis of the slipper lobster family.

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  • Moreton Bay bug — Taxobox name = Moreton Bay bug image width = 230px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda familia = Scyllaridae genus = Thenus species = T. orientalis binomial = Thenus orientalis… …   Wikipedia

  • Moreton Bay bug — noun an edible marine crustacean, Thenus orientalis, trawled for in northern Australian waters, similar in appearance and related to the Balmain bug; shovel nosed lobster. {from Moreton Bay, southern Qld} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Moreton Bay bug — small crab …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • moreton bay bug — Australian Slang small crab …   English dialects glossary

  • Moreton Bay bug — Australian English Small crab …   English dialects glossary

  • Moreton Bay — For the local government area, see Moreton Bay Region. Moreton Bay Some features in north of the bay Location South East Queensland …   Wikipedia

  • Moreton Bay — Lage der Moreton Bay in Australien Die Moreton Bay ist eine große Bucht an der Ostküste Australiens. Sie befindet sich am Korallenmeer, einem Randmeer des Pazifischen Ozeans, im Süden von Queensland und ist der Hauptstadt Brisbane vorgelagert. Im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bug — NOTOC Bug or BUG can refer to:Biology* An insect of the order Hemiptera, also known as the true bugs . (Older taxonomies identify a suborder Heteroptera .) * Any arthropod (excepting most crustaceans); includes insects, but also non insects such… …   Wikipedia

  • Balmain bug — /ˌbælmeɪn ˈbʌg / (say .balmayn bug) noun an edible, curiously flattened, marine crustacean, Ibacus peronii, first discovered in Sydney Harbour; similar to the Moreton Bay bug. {named after Balmain, harbourside suburb of Sydney, NSW} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Feed of bug — small crab (Moreton Bay Bug) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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