Maja brachydactyla Balss, 1922

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Atlantic spider crab

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

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OMARE records: 4
OBIS records: 0

Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

Maja gigantea Baudouin, 1906
Mamaia queketti Stebbing, 1908
Mamaia queketti Stebbing, 1908

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]

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. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 40. Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. Paris. ISBN 2-86515-114-10. X, 383 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]

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]

original description Balss, H. 1922. Crustace Decapoda (in Michaelsen, W. Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Land- und Susswasser- fauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas.) Ergebn. Hamburger deutschsüdw. afrik. Studienreise 1911 2 1922 pp. 71-72. [details]

original description Balss, H. (1922). Crustace Decapoda (in Michaelsen, W. Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Land- und Susswasser- fauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas.). Ergebn. Hamburger deutschsüdw. afrik. Studienreise. 2: 71-72. [details]

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