WoRMS taxon details

Rathbunaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015

870203  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:870203)

accepted
Genus
Maja bisarmata Rathbun, 1916 accepted as Rathbunaja bisarmata (Rathbun, 1916) (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 is named after Mary Jane Rathbun. The name is an arbitrary combination of her family name with Maja.  
Etymology The genus is named after Mary Jane Rathbun. The name is an arbitrary combination of her family name with Maja. [details]
WoRMS (2019). Rathbunaja Ng & Richer de Forges, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=870203 on 2019-07-18
Date
action
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2016-02-15 08:53:12Z
created
2016-06-07 06:26:06Z
changed

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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 is named after Mary Jane Rathbun. The name is an arbitrary combination of her family name with Maja. [details]