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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus Leach, 1814 
AphiaID: 106922

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPleocyemata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyura (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubrachyura (Section) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterotremata (Subsection) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortunoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPortunidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcininae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcininae MacLeay, 1838
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalopa Leach, 1814
Sources  basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus aestuarii Nardo, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus granulatus Smith, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus mediterraneus Czerniavsky, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus aestuarii Nardo, 1847
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus moenas (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Subfamily Carcininae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106922
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Türkay, Michael
2005-03-24 08:41:58Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-12-16 08:58:17Z  checked  Davie, Peter
2011-01-05 08:26:45Z  changed  Davie, Peter
  
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  Citation: Davie, P. (2014). Carcinus Leach, 1814. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106922 on 2014-09-18
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