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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus Leach, 1816 
AphiaID: 205065

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 editorAnomura (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobitidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer latro Linnaeus, 1767 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobitidae Dana, 1851
Sources  basis of record Haig, J. & E.E. Ball (1988). Hermit Crabs from North Australian and Eastern Indinesian waters (Crustacea Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) collected during the 1975 Alpha Helix expedition. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)

Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus hirsutus Hess, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita spinosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus laticauda Latreille, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205065
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-14 08:44:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
1998-01-05 11:51:37Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2009-08-17 13:15:28Z  changed  McLaughlin, Patsy
2010-09-16 12:23:50Z  changed  McLaughlin, Patsy
  
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  Citation: McLaughlin, P. (2014). Birgus Leach, 1816. In: Lemaitre, R.; McLaughlin, P. (2014) World Paguroidea & Lomisoidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205065 on 2014-08-22
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