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Nephropidae  Dana, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97307

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Homaridae Huxley, 1879
  Common Name(s): clawed lobsters [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  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  
                                  InfraorderAstacidea Latreille, 1802  
                                     SuperfamilyNephropoidea Dana, 1852  
                                        FamilyNephropidae Dana, 1852 – clawed lobsters  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subfamily Neophoberinae Glaessner, 1969  
                                           Subfamily Nephropinae Dana, 1852  
                                           Subfamily Thymopinae Holthuis, 1974  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Nephropidae, clawed lobsters [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nephropidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Lobsters of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 13   
  Page(s): viii + 292   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-103027-8   
  Reference for: Nephropidae   
  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: Nephropidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tshudy, Dale, and Loren E. Babcock  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Morphology-based phylogenetic analysis of the clawed lobsters (family Nephropidae and the new family Chilenophoberidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Crustacean Biology, vol. 17, no. 2   
  Page(s): 253-263   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0278-0372   
  Reference for: Nephropidae   

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  Comment: Tshudy and Babcock (1997) considered "the subfamilies Neophoberinae (Glaessner, 1969), Nephropinae (Holthuis, 1974), and Thymopinae (Holthuis, 1974) [to be] artificial" and not supported by their cladistic analysis  



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