WoRMS taxon details

Planaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015

870201  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:870201)

accepted
Genus
Planaja plana Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015 (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 an arbitrary combination of the Latin “planus” for flat and Maja.  
Etymology The name is an arbitrary combination of the Latin “planus” for flat and Maja. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Planaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=870201 on 2019-07-18
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 name is an arbitrary combination of the Latin “planus” for flat and Maja. [details]