CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 885008 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Teramnonotus johnlucasi    Tavares & Santana, 2015
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Hymenosomatidae (false spider crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a flat spider crab]
Recent Synonyms: Elamena gordonae (mis-identification)
Organism Type: a flat spider crab
Taxon Notes:This Australian species was originally confused with the west African species Teramnonotus gordonae (as Elamena gordonae).

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
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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: Lucas, J.S., 1980. Spider crabs of the family Hymenosomatidae (Crustacea; Brachyura) with particular reference to Australian species: systematica and biology., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 33(4): 148-247.
Scientific Name
verified against
Tavares, M. Santana, W., 2015. A new genus and two new species of hymenosomatid crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) from the southwestern Atlantic and eastern Australia., Zootaxa, Vol. 3905(1): 091-106.

Record details

Record entered on 28-Feb-2002 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 23-Jun-2016 12:56 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
06-OCT-2008: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
23-JUN-2016: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Elamena)
 (previous species name: gordonae)
 (previous authority: Monod)
 (previous publication year: 1956)
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