WoRMS taxon details

Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758)

107205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107205)

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(of Cancer maja Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution West Greenland to Sandy Hook, to New Jersey  
Distribution West Greenland to Sandy Hook, to New Jersey [details]

Distribution Locally common, extending not further south than Isle of Man  
Distribution Locally common, extending not further south than Isle of Man [details]
WoRMS (2020). Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107205 on 2020-10-26
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original description  (of Cancer maja Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Cancer horridus Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011 [details]   

original description  (of Cancer spinosus amboinensis Seba, 1759 [in Seba, 1734-1765]) Seba, Albertus. (1734-1765 (v1 1734, v2 1735, v3 1759, v4 1765)). Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physiees historiam : Opus, cui, in hoc rerum genere, nullum par exstitit / Description exacte des principales curiosités naturelles du magnifique cabinet d'Albert Seba. 4 vols, Amstelaedami :Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios & J. Wetstenium & Gul. Smith,1734-65., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/62760 [details]   

original description  (of Maja eriocheles Lamarck, 1801) Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719 [details]   

original description  (of Cancer spinosus Ascanius, 1776 [in Ascanius, 1767-1805]) Ascanius, P. (1767-1805). Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enluminées d'histoire naturelle du Nord. <em>Copenhagen.</em> 5 parts, 36 pp., 50 pls. Pt. 1 (1867), 22 pp., Pls. 1-10; 2 (1772), 8 pp., Pls. 11-20; 3 (1775), 6 pp., Pls. 21-30; 4 (1777), 6 pp., Pls. 31-40; 5 (1805), 8 pp., Pls. 41-50. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Maia vulgaris Bosc, 1801) Bosc, L.A.G. (1801). Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, contenant leur description et leurs moeurs; avec figures dessinées d'après nature. Tome premier. Deterville, Paris, 258 pp., pls. 1–8.  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 284-292 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pohle, G.W. (1990). A guide to decapod Crustacea from the Canadian Atlantic: Anomura and Brachyura. <em>Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science.</em> 1771. 29 p. [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] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source d'Udekem d'Acoz, C. (1999). Inventory and distribution of the decapod crustaceans from the northeastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the adjacent continental waters north of 25°N. <em>Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 40. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.</em> Paris. ISBN 2-86515-114-10. X, 383 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Distribution West Greenland to Sandy Hook, to New Jersey [details]

From other sources
Distribution Locally common, extending not further south than Isle of Man [details]

Habitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Spelling Lithodes maia [details]
LanguageName 
Danish troldkrabbe  [details]
Dutch Augustinuskrab  [details]
English stone king crabprickly crabNorway king crabNorway crabnorthern stone crabdevil's crab  [details]
French crabe royal de roche  [details]
German nördliche Steinkrabbe  [details]
Japanese カルイシガニ [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål trollkrabbe  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk trollkrabbe  [details]
Swedish trollkrabba  [details]