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Xanthidae  MacLeay, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98748

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): mud crabs [English]
    crabes de boue [French]
    xanthidés [French]
    pebble crabs [English]
    rubble crabs [English]
  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  
             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  
                                     SuperfamilyXanthoidea MacLeay, 1838  
                                        FamilyXanthidae MacLeay, 1838 – mud crabs, crabes de boue, xanthidés, pebble crabs, rubble crabs  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Actaea De Haan, 1833  
                                           Genus Allactaea Williams, 1974  
                                           Genus Atergatis De Haan, 1833  
                                           Genus Banareia A. Milne-Edwards, 1869  
                                           Genus Carpoporus Stimpson, 1871  
                                           Genus Cataleptodius Guinot, 1968  
                                           Genus Chlorodiella Rathbun, 1897  
                                           Genus Cycloxanthops Rathbun, 1897  
                                           Genus Cyrtocarcinus Ng and Chia, 1994  
                                           Genus Etisus H. Milne Edwards, 1834  
                                           Genus Gaillardiellus Guinot, 1976  
                                           Genus Galene De Haan, 1833  
                                           Genus Garthiella Titgen, 1986  
                                           Genus Glyptoxanthus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879  
                                           Genus Gonopanope Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Heteractaea Lockington, 1877  
                                           Genus Juxtaxanthias Ward, 1942  
                                           Genus Lachnopodus Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Leptodius A. Milne-Edwards, 1863  
                                           Genus Liocarpilodes Klunzinger, 1913  
                                           Genus Liomera Dana, 1851  
                                           Genus Lophozozymus A. Milne-Edwards, 1863  
                                           Genus Lybia H. Milne Edwards, 1834  
                                           Genus Lydia Gistel, 1848  
                                           Genus Macromedaeus Ward, 1942  
                                           Genus Medaeus Dana, 1851  
                                           Genus Melybia Stimpson, 1871  
                                           Genus Micropanope Stimpson, 1871  
                                           Genus Nanocassiope Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Neoliomera Odhner, 1925  
                                           Genus Neoxanthias Ward, 1933  
                                           Genus Neoxanthops Guinot, 1968  
                                           Genus Paractaea Guinot, 1969  
                                           Genus Paraliomera Rathbun, 1930  
                                           Genus Paramedaeus Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Paraxanthias Odhner, 1925  
                                           Genus Pelaeus Eydoux and Souleyet, 1842  
                                           Genus Phymodius A. Milne-Edwards, 1863  
                                           Genus Pilodius Dana, 1852  
                                           Genus Platyactaea Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Platypodia Bell, 1835  
                                           Genus Platypodiella Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Polydectus H. Milne Edwards, 1837  
                                           Genus Pseudoliomera Odhner, 1925  
                                           Genus Pseudomedaeus Guinot, 1967  
                                           Genus Tweedieia Ward, 1934  
                                           Genus Xanthias M. J. Rathbun, 1897  
                                           Genus Xantho   
                                           Genus Xanthodius Stimpson, 1859  
                                           Genus Zosimus Leach, 1818  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: crabes de boue[French], xanthidés [French]   
  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Xanthidae, rubble crabs [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Xanthidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bowman, Thomas E., and Lawrence G. Abele / Lawrence G. Abele, ed. / Dorothy E. Bliss, ed.-in-chief  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 1: Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Biology of Crustacea, vol. 1: Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography   
  Page(s): 1-27   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-106401-8   
  Notes: Bliss is Editor-in-Chief of "The Biology of Crustacea" series; Abele is editor of volume 1 of that series (Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography); Bowman & Abele authored Chapter 1 therein   
  Reference for: Xanthidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martin, Joel W., and George E. Davis  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Science Series 39   
  Page(s): 124   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-27-1   
  Reference for: Xanthidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B., Lawrence G. Abele, D. L. Felder, H. H. Hobbs, Jr., R. B. Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Decapod Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 17   
  Page(s): 77   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-49-0, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Xanthidae   

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