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 880953 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Naxioides spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Epialtidae (spider crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a spider crab]
Recent Synonyms: Chlorinoides spp.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 880912     Epialtidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 880142     Naxioides carnarvon
28 880143     Naxioides robillardi
28 880144     Naxioides taurus
28 880145     Naxioides tenuirostris
Organism Type: a spider crab
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Richer de Forges, B. Ng, P.K.L., 2013. On a collection of spider crabs of the genera Rochinia A. Milne Edwards, 1875 and Naxoides A. Milne Edwards, 1865 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Majoidea, Epialtidae) from Mozambique Channel, Solomon, Vanuatu and Philippine Islands, with description of a new species of Rochinia. In: Ahyong, S.T. Chan, T.-Y. Corbari, L. Ng, P.K.L., Editors, Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 204. Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, 27: 467-483.
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