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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798) 
AphiaID: 208711

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 editorDiogenes (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes Dana, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer custos Herbst, 1804 (inappropriate transfer from Pagurus by Herbst (1804))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes affinis Henderson, 1893 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus custos Fabricius, 1798 (transferred to Diogenes by Dana (1851))
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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Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos var. planimanus Henderson, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes planimanus Henderson, 1893
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos var. waltairensis Kamalaveni, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes waltairensis Kamalaveni, 1950
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
India
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndia [details]
Kuwait
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorKuwait [details]
From other sources
Arabian Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Arabian Sea [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype NHM 1894.7.21.1, locality India (Madras) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208711
Taxonomic
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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). Diogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798). 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=208711 on 2014-12-28
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