CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 911032 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Portunus (Monomia) cf. argentatus    (A. Milne Edwards, 1861)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a swimmer crab]

Occurrence locations [200] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Portunus (Monomia) argentatus
Monomia argentatus
Organism Type: a swimmer crab
Taxon Notes:This species currently known from NW Australia has been called Portunus (Monomia) argentatus (= Monomia) argentatus) for many years, but recent work has shown that the latter differs from the Australian species, which is currently undescribed (see Koch et al, 2017). Here we refer to this species as Portunus (Monomia) cf. argentatus pending further study.
Parent Codes
(if any)
28 911922
Cleveland (CSIRO) K2041233
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-06-17 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
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
Koch, M. Kamanli, S.A. Crimmen, O. Lin, C.-W. Clark, P.F. Ďuris, Z., 2017. The identity of Monomia argentata (Crustacea: Brachyura: Portunidae) resolved by X-ray, computed tomography scanning and molecular comparisons., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 31: 797-811.

Record details

Record entered on 12-Dec-2001 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 11-Dec-2017 10:17 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update name
Modification history:
29-OCT-2002: correct author, add subgenus, referemces (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous authority: (White))
 (previous publication year: 1847)
11-DEC-2017: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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