WoRMS taxon details

Sakaija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015

870200  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:870200)

accepted
Genus
Maja japonica Rathbun, 1932 accepted as Sakaija japonica (Rathbun, 1932) (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 genus name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the family name Sakai with Maja. It honours the significant work...  
Etymology The genus name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the family name Sakai with Maja. It honours the significant work done by the late Tune Sakai in advancing our knowledge of Asian Majoidea. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Sakaija Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=870200 on 2019-07-15
Date
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2016-02-15 08:53:12Z
created
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 genus name is derived from an arbitrary combination of the family name Sakai with Maja. It honours the significant work done by the late Tune Sakai in advancing our knowledge of Asian Majoidea. [details]