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Metapenaeus  Wood-Mason, 1891
Taxonomic Serial No.: 95783

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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  
             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  
                               SuborderDendrobranchiata Bate, 1888  
                                  SuperfamilyPenaeoidea Rafinesque, 1815 – penaeoid shrimps, crevettes pénaéïdes  
                                     FamilyPenaeidae Rafinesque, 1815 – penaeid shrimps, crevettes pénaéïdes  
                                        GenusMetapenaeus Wood-Mason, 1891  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) – Jinga shrimp, camarón jinga, crevette jinga 
                                           Species Metapenaeus alcocki George and Rao, 1968 – fire shrimp, camarón foguete, crevette étincelle 
                                           Species Metapenaeus anchistus (De Man, 1920)  
                                           Species Metapenaeus bennettae Racek and Dall, 1965 – greentail shrimp, camarón rabo verde, crevette queue verte, greentail prawn, inshore greasy back prawn, bay prawn, river prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus brevicornis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) – yellow shrimp, camarón amarillo, crevette jaune, yellow prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus conjunctus Racek and Dall, 1965 – wood shrimp, camarón leña, crevette bois 
                                           Species Metapenaeus dalli Racek, 1957 – western school shrimp, camarón dalí, crevette dali, school prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus demani (Roux, 1921) – demon shrimp, camarón diablo, crevette diable, demons prawn [sic] 
                                           Species Metapenaeus dobsoni (Miers, 1878) – kadal shrimp, camarón kadal, crevette kadal 
                                           Species Metapenaeus eboracensis Dall, 1957 – York shrimp, camarón york, crevette york, York prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus elegans De Man, 1907 – fine shrimp, camarón fino, crevette élégante 
                                           Species Metapenaeus endeavouri (Schmitt, 1926) – endeavour shrimp, camarón devo, crevette devo, endeavour prawn, brown prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus ensis (De Haan, 1844) – greasyback shrimp, camarón resbolado, crevette glissante, offshore greasyback shrimp 
                                           Species Metapenaeus insolitus Racek and Dall, 1965 – emerald shrimp, camarón esmeralda, crevette émeraude 
                                           Species Metapenaeus intermedius (Kishinouye, 1900) – middle shrimp, camarón cintura, crevette ceinture, middle prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus joyneri (Miers, 1880) – Shiba shrimp, camarón siba, crevette siba 
                                           Species Metapenaeus krishnatrii Silas and Muthu, 1976  
                                           Species Metapenaeus kutchensis George, George and Rao, 1963 – ginger shrimp, camarón jengibre, crevette gingembre 
                                           Species Metapenaeus lysianassa (De Man, 1888) – bird shrimp, camarón parancero, crevette oiseau 
                                           Species Metapenaeus macleayi (Haswell, 1879) – eastern school shrimp, camarón maclayo, crevette de maclay, school prawn, white river prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798) – speckled shrimp, camarón moteado, crevette mouchetée, ginger prawn, speckled prawn 
                                           Species Metapenaeus moyebi (Kishinouye, 1896) – camarón mobeyi, crevette mobeyi, Moyebi shrimp 
                                           Species Metapenaeus papuensis Racek and Dall, 1965 – Papua shrimp, camarón papuense, crevette papou 
                                           Species Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904 – peregrine shrimp, camarón peregrino, crevette faucon 
                                           Species Metapenaeus suluensis Racek and Dall, 1965  
                                           Species Metapenaeus tenuipes Kubo, 1949 – stork shrimp, camarón cigueña, crevette cigogne 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Metapenaeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pérez Farfante, Isabel, and Brian Kensley  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Penaeoid and Sergestoid Shrimps and Prawns of the World: Keys and Diagnoses for the Families and Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mémoirs du Muséum nationale d'Histoire naturelle, tome 175   
  Page(s): 233   
  Publisher: Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 2-85653-510-0, 1243-4442  
  Reference for: Metapenaeus   

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