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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 368346

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 editorPetrochirus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochirus Stimpson, 1858
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer bahamensis Herbst, 1971 (transferred to Petrochirus by Benedict (1901) )
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCancer diogenes Linnaeus, 1758 (Composite species based on description by Brown (1756), which referred in part to an east American species of Petrochirus and one or more Indo-Pacific species of Coenobita. Linnaeus (1767) subsequently applied the specific name diogenes to the species of)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita diogenes (Linnaeus, 1767) (name incorrectly applied to species of Coenobita)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus granulatus Olivier, 1812 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochirus bahamensis (Herbst, 1791) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrochirus granulatus (Olivier, 1812) (junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas [details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant hermit  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 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; 0 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:368346
Taxonomic
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2008-10-15 20:53:37Z  created  McLaughlin, Patsy
  
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  Citation: McLaughlin, P. (2014). Petrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=368346 on 2014-08-27
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