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Ng, P. K. L.; De Forges, B. R. (2015). Revision of the spider crabs of the genus Maja Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, (Raffles Bull. Zool.). 63: 110-225.
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Ng, P. K. L.; De Forges, B. R.
2015
Revision of the spider crabs of the genus Maja Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific
Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, (Raffles Bull. Zool.)
63: 110-225
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja confragosa (Griffin & Tranter, 1986) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja desmondi Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja gracilipes (Chen & Ng, 1999) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja irrorata Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja latens Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja miriky Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja nagashimaensis (T. Sakai, 1969) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija aussie Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija cognata Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija miersii (Walker, 1887) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija pauli Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija poorei Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija suluensis (Rathbun, 1916) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptomithrax kiiensis T. Sakai, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja kiiensis (T. Sakai, 1969) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja (Maja) spinigera De Haan, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya spinigera (De Haan, 1837) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja africana Griffin & Tranter, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija africana (Griffin & Tranter, 1986) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja bisarmata Rathbun, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja bisarmata (Rathbun, 1916) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja compressipes (Miers, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOvimaja compressipes (Miers, 1879) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja confragosa Griffin & Tranter, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja confragosa (Griffin & Tranter, 1986) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja gibba Alcock, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja gibba (Alcock, 1895) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja gracilipes Chen & Ng, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja gracilipes (Chen & Ng, 1999) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja japonica Rathbun, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija japonica (Rathbun, 1932) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja kominatoensis (Kubo, 1936) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja kominatoensis Kubo, 1936 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja miersii Walker, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija miersii (Walker, 1887) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja nagashimaensis T. Sakai, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja nagashimaensis (T. Sakai, 1969) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja sakaii Takeda & Miyake, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija sakaii (Takeda & Miyake, 1969) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja spinigera (De Haan, 1837) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya spinigera (De Haan, 1837) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaja suluensis Rathbun, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija suluensis (Rathbun, 1916) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomaja goltziana (d'Oliveira, 1889) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOvimaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOvimaja compressipes (Miers, 1879) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja Kubo, 1936 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja Kubo, 1936 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja gibba (Alcock, 1895) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja kominatoensis Kubo, 1936 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja turgida Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya De Haan, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya coccinea Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya ouch Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya spinigera (De Haan, 1837) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamithrax (Leptomithrax) compressipes Miers, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOvimaja compressipes (Miers, 1879) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisa (Paramaya) De Haan, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya De Haan, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisa (Paramaya) spinigera De Haan, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya spinigera (De Haan, 1837) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaja plana Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja bisarmata (Rathbun, 1916) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja brevipes Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja kiiensis (T. Sakai, 1969) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja ursus Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija africana (Griffin & Tranter, 1986) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija japonica (Rathbun, 1932) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija longispinosa Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija sakaii (Takeda & Miyake, 1969) (new combination reference)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija santo Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija serenei Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (original description)
Arafura Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija aussie Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja desmondi Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja irrorata Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija pauli Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaja turgida Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya ouch Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaja plana Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja ursus Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Balicasag Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija serenei Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Kii Peninsula for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija cognata Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja miriky Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Papua New Guinean Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaja brevipes Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Solomon Islands Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcomaja latens Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Timor Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolthuija poorei Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamaya coccinea Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija santo Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Western Australia (state) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSakaija longispinosa Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Etymology

From the Latin “planum” for flattened, alluding to the relatively flatter carapace of the species. [details]

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From the Latin “turgidus” for swollen, alluding to the carapace appearance of the species. [details]

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The genus is named after Alfred William Alcock. [details]

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The genus is named after Mary Jane Rathbun. The name is an arbitrary combination of her family name with Maja. [details]

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The genus name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the Latin “ovum” for egg and Maja, alluding to the ... [details]

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The genus name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the family name Sakai with Maja. It honours the ... [details]

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The name “ursus” alludes to the thick tomentum covering the animal like the fur of a bear, «ursus». [details]

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The name alludes to the long carapace spines of the species. [details]

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The name honors the memory of Paul Beaudemoulin, father-in-law of the second author, who passed away in October 2012.  [details]

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The name is an arbitrary combination of the Latin “planus” for flat and Maja. [details]

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The name is derived from the Latin for “hidden”, alluding to a general absence of external characters to ... [details]

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The name is derived from the Latin “irroratus” which means covered with granules, alluding to the appearance of ... [details]

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The name is derived from the old English word for jewel and ornament, alluding to the beautiful arrangement of red ... [details]

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The name is derived from the Latin for scarlet, alluding to the bright red colour of the species when alive.  [details]

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The name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the name Holthuis, with the genus name Maja. This honours the ... [details]

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The name is formed to honor Desmond Griffin, a carcinologist who devoted a large part of his life to the taxonomy ... [details]

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The species is name is derived from the name of the island from which the species was collected, Espiritu Santo in ... [details]

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The species is named after a common nickname for Australians – “Aussie” [details]

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The species is named after our “Aussie” friend, Gary Poore, former curator of Crustacea at Museum Victoria.  [details]

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The species is named after the renowned French carcinologist Raoul Serène, who first recorded this species as Maja ... [details]

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The species is named after the cruise that collected it, MIRIKY. [details]

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The species is named after its relatively short ambulatory legs. [details]

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The species name alludes to the close relationship of the new species with H. pauli n. sp. and H. miersii.  [details]