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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 
AphiaID: 107451

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 editorThoracotremata (Subsection) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVarunidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVaruninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir De Haan, 1835
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. acutifrons Panning, 1938 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. rostratus Panning, 1938 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. rotundifrons Panning, 1938 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. trilobata Panning, 1938 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsus nankin Tu, Tu, Wu, Ling & Hsu, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsus nankin Lin, 1926
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoruldhåndskrabbeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkinesiske uldhandskrabbe  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwolpootkrabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwolhandkrabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese wolhandkrabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese kreeftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese krab  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShanghai hairy crabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese mitten crabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinese freshwater edible crab  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvillasaksirapu  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrabe poilu de ShangaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrabe chinois à mitainesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrabe chinois  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWollhandkrabbeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChinesische Wollhandkrabbe  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkinaullhåndskrabbe  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkinaullhandskrabbe  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrab wełnistoszczypcy  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkinesisk ullhandskrabba  [details]
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Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. acutifrons Panning, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. rostratus Panning, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. rotundifrons Panning, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Forma Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis f. trilobata Panning, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Adriatic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdriatic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Austria
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustria (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBaltic sea [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGerman part of the Baltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLithuanian part of the Baltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Bay of Biscay
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Belgium
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian part of the North Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Black Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBlack Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Canada
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCanada (introduced: alien[details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
China
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChina [details]
Czech Republic
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCzech Republic (introduced: alien[details]
Denmark
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDenmark (introduced: alien[details]
English Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorManche (introduced: alien[details]
Estonia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEstonia (introduced: alien[details]
Finland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFinland (introduced: alien[details]
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrance (introduced: alien[details]
Germany
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGermany (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Bothnia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Bothnia (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Finland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Finland (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRussian part of the Gulf of Finland (introduced: alien[details]
Hungary
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHungary (introduced: alien[details]
Iran
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIran (introduced: alien[details]
Ireland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIreland (introduced: alien[details]
Japan
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorJapan (introduced: alien[details]
Latvia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLatvia (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Western Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Netherlands
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNetherlands [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic (introduced: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDutch part of the North Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea [details]
Portugal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPortugal (introduced: alien[details]
Russia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSoviet Union (introduced: alien[details]
Savu Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorKorea Island [details]
Sea of Azov
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAzov sea (introduced: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (introduced: alien[details]
Sweden
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSweden (introduced: alien[details]
Switzerland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSwitzerland (introduced: alien[details]
Ukraine
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUkraine (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCalifornia (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMississippi [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
White Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWhite Sea (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCaspian Sea (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Baltic Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlankenberge [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKnokke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKnokke-Heist [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNieuwpoort [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea (introduced: alien[details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchelde estuary [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStroombank [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeschelde [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLake Erie [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScandinavia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis reovirus (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEndoreticulatus eriocheir Wang & Chen, 2007 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatospora eriocheir (Wang & Chen, 2007) (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - Eriocheir sinensis 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlobal invasive species database - Eriocheir sinensis 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (49 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (52 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (156615 nucleotides; 489 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in White Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Crabs of this species are now regularly caught in the Archangel Bay of the White Sea (Berger and Naumov 2002). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (IHO Sea Area) : It has appeared sporadically in the Mediterranean, Caspian and White Seas. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Canada (Nation) : Common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in France (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Sweden (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Ukraine (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Portugal (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in German part of the Baltic Sea (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Latvia (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Estonia (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in France (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Canada (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Sweden (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Belgian part of the North Sea : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in English Channel (IHO Sea Area) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Black Sea (IHO Sea Area) : It is established in the Black Sea. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in White Sea (IHO Sea Area) : It has appeared sporadically in the Mediterranean, Caspian and White Seas. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In English Channel (IHO Sea Area) : Bank erosion [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Bank erosion [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Portugal (Nation) : Damages and fouls fishing nets and eat fishing baits [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Bank erosion [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Spain (Nation) : Damages and fouls fishing nets and eat fishing baits [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Canada (Nation) : Listed as "reported" as: "Overall, it is too premature to conclude that the species has established itself in the St. Lawrence ecosystem". [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in White Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canals connecting to the Baltic are a likely vector for the Black, White Sea, and Caspian Sea populations [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Japan (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Represent a probable introduction of E. sinensis to Japan from China (Takeda and Koziumi 2005), either by ballast water, or as a fisheries-related release. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Switzerland (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Czech Republic (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Switzerland (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Sweden (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Hungary (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Hungary (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in English Channel (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Likely introduced via ballast water. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Czech Republic (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Japan (Nation) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals
Represent a probable introduction of E. sinensis to Japan from China (Takeda and Koziumi 2005), either by ballast water, or as a fisheries-related release. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Black Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canals connecting to the Baltic are a likely vector for the Black, White Sea, and Caspian Sea populations [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in France (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
The crabs had probably reached the Mediterranean by the Canal du Midi.  [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Austria (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Portugal (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Austria (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Canal systems and ballast water transport have enabled Eriocheir sinensis to reach outlying bodies of water in Eurasia, including rivers and lakes in landlocked countries. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Ukraine (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Canada (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Sweden (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species The Chinese mitten crab already appears in Belgium from 1933. The crab originates from the Far East and was presumably brought to Europe as a larva in the ballast water of ships. From Germany, the species spread through Northern- and Western-Europe. The Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis predominantly lives in rivers, but migrates seaward in the late summer to breed in the brackish part of the estuaries. The egg-carrying females spend the winter at sea, and return to the brackish part of the estuary in spring to release the larvae in the water which then develop to juvenile crabs. These juveniles migrate back up the rivers, streams and canals to complete the life cycle. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority H. Milne Edwards, 1851 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The species spends most of its time in freshwater, but has to return to the sea for reproduction. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Introduced to Europe in 1912 by shipping trade with China. A pest species, causing damage to river banks and fishing nets. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Milne-Edwards, 1844 [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107451
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Türkay, Michael
2010-02-25 14:41:38Z  changed  Davie, Peter
  
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  Citation: Davie, P. (2014). Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107451 on 2014-12-27
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