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 964004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Chaenostoma sinuspersici    (Naderloo & Türkay, 2011)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Macrophthalmidae (crabs) - show full list
Common Name: [a crab]
Recent Synonyms: Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii
Macrophthalmus boscii
Chaenostoma boscii
Macrophthalmus sinuspersici
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-West Pacific
Indian Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 964902     Chaenostoma spp.
Organism Type: a crab
Taxon Notes:This species was previously confused with Chaenostoma boscii, which is now regarded as restricted to the northern Red Sea.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
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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Naderloo, R. Türkay, M., 2011. A new species of the Macrophthalmus boscii-group (Crustacea: Brachyura: Macrophthalmidae), from the Persian Gulf with desgnation of a neotype for M. boscii Audouin (1826)., Marine Biodiversity, Vol. 41: 503-515.
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