WoRMS taxon details

Carcinidae MacLeay, 1838

557511  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:557511)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Carcininae MacLeay, 1838
  » Genus Carcinus Leach, 1814
  » Genus Carcinides Rathbun, 1897 accepted as Carcinus Leach, 1814 (unnecessary replacement name)
  » Genus Megalops Leach, 1814 accepted as Megalopa Leach, 1814 accepted as Carcinus Leach, 1814 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Subfamily Parathranitiinae Spiridonov, 2020
Subfamily Pirimelinae Alcock, 1899
  » Genus Pirimela Leach, 1816
  » Genus Sirpus Gordon, 1953
Subfamily Platyonichinae Dana, 1851
  » Genus Portumnus Leach, 1814
  » Genus Xaiva MacLeay, 1838
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 
WoRMS (2022). Carcinidae MacLeay, 1838. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=557511 on 2022-10-05
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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