CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 28 930908 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Parasesarma spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 930 Sesarmidae (rock crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a mangrove crab]
Organism Type: a mangrove crab
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 930000     Sesarmidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 930050     Parasesarma brevicristatum
28 930051     Parasesarma darwinense
28 930012     Parasesarma erythodactyla
28 930047     Parasesarma gecko
28 930071     Parasesarma gracilipes
28 930067     Parasesarma hartogi
28 930070     Parasesarma holthuisi
28 930046     Parasesarma lenzii
28 930052     Parasesarma lividum
28 930053     Parasesarma longicristatum
28 930014     Parasesarma messa
28 930048     Parasesarma moluccense
28 930049     Parasesarma sigillatum
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
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Shahdadi, A. Schubart, C.D., 2018. Taxonomic review of Perisesarma (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) and closely related genera based on morphology and molecular phylogenetics: new classification, two new genera and the questionable phylogenetic value of the epibranchial tooth., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 182(3): 517-548. . doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx032
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