WoRMS taxon details

Holthuija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015

870199  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:870199)

accepted
Genus
Maja miersii Walker, 1887 accepted as Holthuija miersii (Walker, 1887) (type by original designation)
marine
Ng, P. K. L.; De Forges, B. R. (2015). Revision of the spider crabs of the genus <em>Maja </em>Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. <em>Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, (Raffles Bull. Zool.).</em> 63: 110-225. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the name Holthuis, with the genus name Maja. This honours the major...  
Etymology The name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the name Holthuis, with the genus name Maja. This honours the major contribution by the late Lipke B. Holthuis in resolving the convoluted nomenclature of the genus.  [details]
WoRMS (2019). Holthuija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=870199 on 2019-10-17
Date
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2016-02-15 08:53:12Z
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2016-06-07 06:26:06Z
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original description Ng, P. K. L.; De Forges, B. R. (2015). Revision of the spider crabs of the genus <em>Maja </em>Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. <em>Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, (Raffles Bull. Zool.).</em> 63: 110-225. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Etymology The name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the name Holthuis, with the genus name Maja. This honours the major contribution by the late Lipke B. Holthuis in resolving the convoluted nomenclature of the genus.  [details]