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Gecarcinidae MacLeay, 1838

196152  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196152)

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Gegarcinidae MacLeay, 1838 · unaccepted > incorrect original spelling

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  1. Genus Discoplax A. Milne-Edwards, 1867
  2. Genus Gecarcoidea H. Milne Edwards, 1837
  3. Genus Cardisoma Berthold, 1827 accepted as Cardisoma Latreille in Latreille, Le Peletier, Serville & Guérin, 1828 (unaccepted > nomen oblitum)
  4. Genus Grapsodes Heller, 1865 accepted as Epigrapsus Heller, 1862 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  5. Genus Pelocarcinus H. Milne Edwards, 1853 accepted as Gecarcoidea H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (unaccepted > unjustified emendation, unnecessary replacement name for Gecarcoidea H. Milne Edwards, 1837)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
MacLeay, W.S. (1838). Illustrations of the Annulosa of South Africa. On the brachyurous decapod Crustacea. Brought from the Cape by Dr. Smith. In: Smith, A. (ed.), Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; consisting chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected during an Expedition into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; fitted out by “The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa”. Published under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, London, pp. i–iv + 53–71, pls. 2, 3.  [details]  OpenAccess publication 
DecaNet eds. (2024). DecaNet. Gecarcinidae MacLeay, 1838. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196152 on 2024-02-24
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2005-12-28 19:00:22Z
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original description MacLeay, W.S. (1838). Illustrations of the Annulosa of South Africa. On the brachyurous decapod Crustacea. Brought from the Cape by Dr. Smith. In: Smith, A. (ed.), Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; consisting chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected during an Expedition into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; fitted out by “The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa”. Published under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, London, pp. i–iv + 53–71, pls. 2, 3.  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Gegarcinidae MacLeay, 1838) MacLeay, W.S. (1838). Illustrations of the Annulosa of South Africa. On the brachyurous decapod Crustacea. Brought from the Cape by Dr. Smith. In: Smith, A. (ed.), Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; consisting chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected during an Expedition into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; fitted out by “The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa”. Published under the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, London, pp. i–iv + 53–71, pls. 2, 3.  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (PeRMS) Moscoso, V. (2012). Catálogo de crustáceos decápodos y estomatópodos del Perú. <em>Boletín Instituto del Mar del Perú.</em> 27(1-2): 8-207., available online at https://repositorio.imarpe.gob.pe/handle/20.500.12958/2190 [details]   

basis of record Martin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. <em>Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA).</em> 124 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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