Liocarcinus marmoreus (Leach, 1814)

AphiaID: 107390

marbled swimming crab

Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Super order) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Portunoidea (Superfamily) > Polybiidae (Family)

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Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

Macropipus marmoreus (Leach, 1814)
Polybius (Polybius) marmoreus (Leach, 1814)
Portunus marmoreus Leach, 1814

International References

additional source Adema, J.P.H.M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp. [details]

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 284-292 [details]

original description Leach, W. E. (1813, 1814). Crustaceology. Brewster’s Edinburgh Encyclopedia, E. Routledge, London. 7:383-384 (1813); 385-437, pl. 14 (1814). [details]

additional source Muñoz, Isabel; García-Isarch, Eva; Sobrino, Ignacio; Burgos, Candelaria; Funny, Rita; González-Porto, Marcos. (2012). Distribution, abundance and assemblages of decapod crustaceans in waters off Guinea-Bissau (north-west Africa). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 92 issue 3, p. 475-494., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411001895 [details]

original description Leach, W.E. (1814). Crustaceology. In: Brewster’s Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. 7: 383-437., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114403#page/431/mode/1up [details]

context source (BeRMS 2020) Marine Biology Section, Ugent. Belgium. INRAM. Benthic fauna monitoring- SSD – Belgian Science Policy., available online at http://www.vliz.be/projects/inram/imers.php. [details]

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