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Portunus  Weber, 1795
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98717

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyPortunoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyPortunidae Rafinesque, 1815 – swimming crabs  
                                           GenusPortunus Weber, 1795  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Portunus anceps (de Saussure, 1857) – delicate swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus argentatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)  
                                              Species Portunus binoculus Holthuis, 1969 – redspotted swimming crab, redspot swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus depressifrons (Stimpson, 1859) – flatface swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus euglyphus (Laurie, 1906)  
                                              Species Portunus floridanus M. J. Rathbun, 1930  
                                              Species Portunus gibbesii (Stimpson, 1859) – iridescent swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus granulatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834)  
                                              Species Portunus hastatus (Linnaeus, 1767)  
                                              Species Portunus latipes (Pennant, 1777)  
                                              Species Portunus longispinosus (Dana, 1852)  
                                              Species Portunus macrophthalmus M. J. Rathbun, 1906  
                                              Species Portunus orbicularis (Richters, 1880)  
                                              Species Portunus ordwayi (Stimpson, 1860) – redhair swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                              Species Portunus pubescens (Dana, 1852) – hairy swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus sanguinolentus (J. F. W. Herbst, 1783) – three spot swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus sayi (Gibbes, 1850) – sargassum swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus sebae (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) – ocellate swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus spinicarpus (Stimpson, 1871) – longspine swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus spinimanus Latreille, 1819 – blotched swimming crab 
                                              Species Portunus tuberculosus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) – blood-spot swimming crab, kühonu 
                                              Species Portunus ventralis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1879)  
                                              Species Portunus vossi Lemaitre, 1992  
                                              Species Portunus xantusii (Stimpson, 1860) – Xantus swimming crab 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Portunus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Melo, Gustavo A. S. / Paolo S. Young, ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Malacostraca - Eucarida, Brachyura, Oxyrhyncha and Brachyrhyncha   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Crustacea of Brazil, Série Livros no. 6   
  Page(s): 455-516   
  Publisher: Museu Nacional   
  Publication Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7427-001-6   
  Reference for: Portunus   

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