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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804) 
AphiaID: 208700

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 editorDiogenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus Paul'son, 1875
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer megistes Yap-Chiongco in Estampador, 1937 (misspelling and incorrect generic assignment)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer megistos Herbst, 1804 (transferred to Pagurus by Olivier (1812))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus jordani Schmitt, 1921
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megsitos Ward, 1942 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus spinimanus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus megistos (Herbst, 1804) (transferred to Dardanus by Rathbun (1907))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus punctulatus Miers, 1879 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus spinimanus H. Milne Edwards, 1848 (junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Reay, P.J. & J. Haig (1990). Coastal hermit crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) from Kenya, with a review and key to East African species. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(3): 578-589 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhitespotted hermit  [details]
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia [details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Mozambique [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNatal [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrench Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWest Pacific [details]
From other sources
East China Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRyukyu Islands [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea (doubtful[details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMayotte Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWallis and Futuna Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Sandwich Islands (doubtful[details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMB 2491, locality East Indies [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208700
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-14 10:21:13Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2009-08-17 13:15:28Z  changed  McLaughlin, Patsy
  
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  Citation: McLaughlin, P. (2014). Dardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804). 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=208700 on 2014-07-28
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