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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 911931 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Portunidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full list
Common Name: swimmer crabs
Common Names List: swimmer crabs
Organism Type: a swimmer crab
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Parent Codes: 28 911000     Portunidae, Polybiidae, Ovalipidae, Brusiniidae, Carcinidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 911906     Caphyra spp.
28 911908     Carupa spp.
28 911909     Catoptrus spp.
28 911910     Cavoportunus spp.
28 911911     Charybdis spp.
28 911913     Gonioinfradens spp.
28 911914     Laleonectes spp.
28 911915     Libystes spp.
28 911917     Lissocarcinus spp.
28 911918     Lupocyclus spp.
28 911921     Podophthalmus spp.
28 911922     Portunus spp.
28 911902     Scylla spp.
28 911923     Thalamita spp.
28 911924     Thalamitoides spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
Spiridonov, V.A. Neretina, T.V. Schepetov, D., 2014. Morphological characterization and molecular phylogeny of Portunoidea Rafinesque, 1815 (Crustacea Brachyura): Implications for understanding evolution of swimming capacity and revision of the family-level classification., Zoologischer Anzeiger, Vol. 253: 404-429. .

Record details

Record entered on 8-Jul-2014 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 2-Dec-2019 13:37 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update reference
Modification history:
02-DEC-2019: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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