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 930053 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Parasesarma longicristatum    (Campbell, 1967)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Sesarmidae (rock crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a mangrove crab]
Recent Synonyms: Perisesarma longicristatum
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 930908     Parasesarma spp.
Organism Type: a mangrove crab
Taxon Notes:This species is currently regarded as endemic to northern Australia, and is distinct from the very similar southeast Asian species Parasesarma semperi. See Shahdadi et al, 2018.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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
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Shahdadi, A. Davie, P.J.F. Schubart, C.D., 2018. Systematics and phylogeography of the Australasian mangrove crabs Parasesarma semperi and P. longicristatum (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) based on morphological and molecular data., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 32: 196-214. . doi:10.1071/IS17040
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