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Homarus americanus  H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97314

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): American lobster [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             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  
                                           SubfamilyNephropinae Dana, 1852  
                                              GenusHomarus Weber, 1795  
                                                 SpeciesHomarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 – American lobster  
       

 References
       
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  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: Homarus americanus, American lobster [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homarus americanus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homarus americanus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nizinski, Martha S.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated checklist of decapod crustaceans of Atlantic coastal and continental shelf waters of the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 116, no. 1   
  Page(s): 96-157   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homarus americanus   
       
  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  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Homarus americanus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: McLaughlin et al. (2005) Occurrence values: A  
 

 

   

 
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