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Axiidae  Huxley, 1879
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97700

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Calocarididae Ortmann, 1891
    Eiconaxiidae Sakai & Ohta, 2005
    Eiconaxiopsididae Sakai, 2011
  Common Name(s): lobster shrimps [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 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  
                                  InfraorderAxiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 – ghost shrimps, lobster shrimps  
                                     FamilyAxiidae Huxley, 1879 – lobster shrimps  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Acanthaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Alienaxiopsis Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Allaxiopsis Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Allaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Ambiaxiopsis Komai, 2011  
                                        Genus Ambiaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Anophthalmaxius De Man, 1905  
                                        Genus Australocaris Poore & Collins, 2009  
                                        Genus Axiopsis Borradaile, 1903  
                                        Genus Axiorygma Kensley & Simmons, 1988  
                                        Genus Axius Leach, 1815  
                                        Genus Balssaxius Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Bathyaxius Sakai, 2014  
                                        Genus Boasaxius Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Bouvieraxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Briancaris Sakai & Ohta, 2005  
                                        Genus Bruceaxius Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Calastacus Faxon, 1893  
                                        Genus Calaxiopsis Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Calaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Calocarides Wollebaek, 1908  
                                        Genus Calocaris Bell, 1853  
                                        Genus Carolinaxius Kou, Poore & X. Li, 2021  
                                        Genus Dorphinaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Eiconaxius Spence Bate, 1888  
                                        Genus Eucalastacus Sakai, 1992  
                                        Genus Eutrichocheles Wood-Mason, 1876  
                                        Genus Formosaxius Komai, F.-J. Lin & T.-Y. Chan, 2010  
                                        Genus Guyanacaris Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Leonardsaxius Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Levantocaris Galil & Clark, 1993  
                                        Genus Litoraxius Komai & Tachikawa, 2007  
                                        Genus Lophaxiopsis Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Lophaxius Kensley, 1989  
                                        Genus Manaxius Kensley, 2003  
                                        Genus Marianaxius Kensley, 1996  
                                        Genus Michelaxiopsis Poore & Collins, 2009  
                                        Genus Montanaxius Dworschak, 2016  
                                        Genus Nipponcalaxiopsis Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Oxyrhynchaxius Parisi, 1917  
                                        Genus Paracalocaris Sakai, 1991  
                                        Genus Parascytoleptus Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  
                                        Genus Paratrichocheles Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Paraxiopsis De Man, 1905  
                                        Genus Paraxius Spence Bate, 1888  
                                        Genus Pilbaraxius Poore & Collins, 2009  
                                        Genus Pillsburyaxius Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Planaxius Komai & Tachikawa, 2008  
                                        Genus Pseudoaxiopsis Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Ralumcaris Sakai, 2011  
                                        Genus Scytoleptus Gerstaecker, 1856  
                                        Genus Spongiaxius Sakai & de Saint Laurent, 1989  

  Expert: Brian Kensley & Marilyn Schotte  
  Notes: National Museum of Natural History   
  Reference for: Axiidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Axiidae   
  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: Axiidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McLaughlin, P. A., D. K. Camp, M. V. Angel, E. L. Bousfield, P. Brunel, R. C. Brusca, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Page(s): 545   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-64-6, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Axiidae, lobster shrimps [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poore, Gary C. B.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synonymy and problematic species of Eiconaxius Spence Bate, 1888, with descriptions of new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea: Axiidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4231, no. 3   
  Page(s): 364-376   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4231.3.4   
  Reference for: Axiidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sakai, Katsushi  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Axioidea of the World and a Reconsideration of the Callianassoidea (Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Crustaceana Monographs, vol. 13   
  Page(s): x + 616   
  Publisher: Koninklijke Brill NV   
  Publication Place: Leiden, The Netherlands   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-90-04-170865   
  Notes: doi: 10.1163/001121611X586684   
  Reference for: Axiidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sakai, Katsushi, and Michéle de Saint Laurent  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: A check list of Axiidae (Decapoda, Crustacea, Thalassinidea, Anomura), with remarks and in addition descriptions of one new subfamily, eleven new genera, and two new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Naturalists, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 1-104   
  Publisher: Tokushima Biological Laboratory, Shikoku Women's University   
  Publication Place: Tokushima, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0914-028X   
  Reference for: Axiidae   

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