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 880056 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Sargassocarcinus foliatus    Ward, 1936
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Epialtidae (spider crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a spider crab]

Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Sargassocarcinus sublimis (mis-identification)
Organism Type: a spider crab
Taxon Notes:This Australian species has been synonymised with the Philippine species Sargassocarcinus sublimis, but is now considered to be distinct. See Ng et al, 2016.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)    Name status: synonym    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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
Ng, P.K.L. Lin, C.W. Naruse, T., 2016. Revision of the spider crab genus Sargassocarcinus Ward, 1936 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4162(2): 313-330.

Record details

Record entered on 31-Oct-2002 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 31-Oct-2016 14:08 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
06-OCT-2008: update family (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous family sequence: 1)
31-OCT-2016: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: sublimis)
 (previous authority: (Rathbun))
 (previous publication year: 1916)
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