CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Epialtidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 880012 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Hyastenus elatus    Griffin & Tranter, 1986
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Epialtidae (spider crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a spider crab]

Occurrence locations [87] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Hyastenus verreauxii
Organism Type: a spider crab

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-10-01
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Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Davie, P.J.F., 2002. Crustacea: Malacostraca: Eucarida (Part 2): Decapoda - Anomura, Brachyura. In: Wells, A. Houston, W.W.K., Editors, Zoological Catalogue of Australia., 19.3B. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 641pp.
Scientific Name
verified against
Lee, B.Y, Ahyong, S.T. Low, M.E.Y. Ng, P.K.L., 2018. Hyastenus verreauxii A. Milne-Edwards, 1872, a synonym of Hyastenus elatus Griffin & Tranter, 1986: lectotype designation and reversal of precedence (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Epialtidae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4497(1): 145-150. .

Record details

Record entered on 25-May-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 8-Oct-2018 14:13 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add synonym
Modification history:
23-OCT-2002: add references (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
06-OCT-2008: update family (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous family sequence: 1)
08-OCT-2018: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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