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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 911032 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Monomia cf. argentata   (A. Milne Edwards, 1861)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 911 Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a swimmer crab]
Organism Type: a swimmer crab
Synonyms: Portunus (Monomia) argentatus Monomia argentatus Portunus (Monomia) cf. argentatus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 911927     Monomia spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [227] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This species, currently known from NW Australia, has been called Portunus (Monomia) argentatus (= Monomia) argentata) for many years, but recent work has shown that the latter differs from the Australian species, which is currently undescribed (see Koch et al, 2017). Here we refer to this species as Monomia cf. argentata pending further study.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland K2041233
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-17
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Koch, M., Kamanli, S.A., Crimmen, O., Lin, C.-W., Clark, P.F., Ďuris, Z., 2017. The identity of Monomia argentata (Crustacea: Brachyura: Portunidae) resolved by X-ray, computed tomography scanning and molecular comparisons., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 31: 797-811.
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