WoRMS taxon details

Petrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758)

368346  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:368346)

accepted
Species
Cancer bahamensis Herbst, 1971 (transferred to Petrochirus by Benedict (1901) )
Cancer 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)
Coenobita diogenes (Linnaeus, 1767) (name incorrectly applied to species of Coenobita)
marine
(ofCancer diogenes Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Lemaitre, R.; McLaughlin, P. (2019). World Paguroidea & Lomisoidea database. Petrochirus diogenes (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=368346 on 2019-05-20
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original description  (ofCancer diogenes Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Felder, D. L., Álvarez. F.,Goy, J.W. & Lemaitre, R. (2009). Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with comments on the Amphionidacea,. <em>Felder, D.L., and Camp, D.K. (eds), Gulf of Mexico - Origins, Waters, and Biota. Vol. 1. Biodiversity.</em> Pp. 1019–1104 (Texas A&M University Press: College Station, Texas)., available online at http://biogomx.net/sites/default/files/pdfs/chapters/59-Felder%20et%20al%202009-Decapoda%20of%20the%20GoMx.pdf [details]   

additional source McLaughlin, P. A.; Komai, T.; Lemaitre, R.; Rahayu, D.L. (2010). Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea. Part I – Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea and Paguroidea. <em>The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology.</em> Suppl. 23: 5-107. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

 

LanguageName 
English giant hermit crabgiant hermit  [details]
German Amerikanischer Riesen-Einsiedler  [details]
Petrochirus diogenes, 322 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2018. Identification from photograph by M. Wicksten.
 

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