CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 923903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Hexapus spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Hexapodidae (six-legged crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a six-legged crab]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 923000     Hexapodidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 923002     Hexapus sexpes
Organism Type: a six-legged 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
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Rahayu, D.L. Ng, P.K.L., 2014. New genera and new species of Hexapodidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) from the Indo-West Pacific and east Atlantic., The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Vol. 62: 396-483.
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