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It starts when the spores of a certain species of Cordyceps take root in the carapace of an ant—different species target different insects.
The record from Chinaj is based on a carapace found in a chiclero camp, where the turtle evidently had been brought for food.
The stripes on the forelimbs were orange, and the ocelli on the carapace were red.
"Nice doggy," the man said, his fingers scratching under the edge of the carapace where it joined the flesh.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
We have just mentioned the fact that the head and thorax of a decapod is usually covered by a large shield—the carapace.
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They derive their name from the nature of the carapace, which is of a rounded form and very hard and strong.
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Now, the general character of this carapace may be seen at once in either the shrimp or the lobster.
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Further, the carapace of spider crabs is in itself a garden on which thrive low forms of both animal and vegetable life.
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In these the front of the carapace is turned downwards—a feature that has suggested the name of the tribe.
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The beak in front of the carapace is very prominent and spiny, and the long abdomen is narrower in front than in the middle.
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