CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 930000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Sesarmidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.) Distribution map:
Family: Sesarmidae (rock crabs) - show full list
Common Name: rock crabs
Common Names List: rock crabs
shore crabs
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 708000     Order Decapoda - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 930901     Bresedium spp.
28 930902     Chiromantes spp.
28 930903     Clistocoeloma spp.
28 930904     Karstarma spp.
28 930905     Labuanium spp.
28 930906     Metasesarma spp.
28 930907     Neosarmatium spp.
28 930915     Neosesarma spp.
28 930908     Parasesarma spp.
28 930909     Perisesarma spp.
28 930910     Sarmatium spp.
28 930911     Selatium spp.
28 930912     Sesarmoides spp.
28 930913     Sesarmops spp.
28 930914     Tiomanium spp.
Organism Type: a rock 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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-09-25
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Ng, P.K.L. Guinot, D. Davie, P.J.F, 2008. Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant brachyuran crabs of the world., The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement, Vol. 17: 1-286.
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