CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 964019 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Macrophthalmus (Mareotis) pistrosinus    Barnes & Davie, 2008
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Macrophthalmidae (crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a sentinel crab]
Recent Synonyms: Macrophthalmus japonicus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 964907     Macrophthalmus spp.
Organism Type: a sentinel crab

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: 2017-03-03
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Barnes, R.S.K. Davie, P.J.F., 2008. A new species of the sentinel crab Macrophthalmus (Mareotis) Barnes, 1967 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Macrophthalmidae) from Western Australia., Zootaxa, Vol. 1807: 63-68.
Scientific Name
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Davie, P.J.F., 2012. A review of Macrophthalmus sensu lato (Crustacea: Decapoda: Macrophthalmidae) from Australia, including two new species and new records., Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Nature, Vol. 56(1): 149-219.
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