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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 843910 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Polyonyx spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 843 Porcellanidae (porcelain & half crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a porcelain crab]
Organism Type: a porcelain crab
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 843000     Porcellanidae
Child Codes: 28 843038     Polyonyx biunguiculatus
28 843039     Polyonyx haigae
28 843040     Polyonyx maccullochi
28 843041     Polyonyx obesulus
28 843043     Polyonyx transversus
28 843044     Polyonyx triunguiculatus
99 280293     Polyonyx sp.
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.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Scientific Name
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Osawa, M., Naruse, T., Ng, P.K.L., 2018. New records of species of the Polyonyx sinensis group (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae) from Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia, with descriptions of two new species., Zootaxa, Vol. 4429(2): 303-323. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4429.2.6
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