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Porcellanidae  Haworth, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98058

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): porcelain crabs [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  
                                  InfraorderAnomura MacLeay, 1838  
                                     SuperfamilyGalatheoidea Samouelle, 1819 – squat lobsters, porcelain crabs  
                                        FamilyPorcellanidae Haworth, 1825 – porcelain crabs  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Aliaporcellana Nakasone & Miyake, 1969  
                                           Genus Ancylocheles Haig, 1978  
                                           Genus Capilliporcellana Haig, 1978  
                                           Genus Clastotoechus Haig, 1960  
                                           Genus Enosteoides Johnson, 1970  
                                           Genus Euceramus Stimpson, 1860  
                                           Genus Eulenaios Ng & Nakasone, 1993  
                                           Genus Heteropolyonyx Osawa, 2001  
                                           Genus Heteroporcellana Haig, 1978  
                                           Genus Lissoporcellana Haig, 1978  
                                           Genus Madarateuchus Harvey, 1999  
                                           Genus Megalobrachium Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Minyocerus Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Neopetrolisthes Miyake, 1937  
                                           Genus Neopisosoma Haig, 1960  
                                           Genus Novorostrum Osawa, 1998  
                                           Genus Orthochela Glassell, 1936  
                                           Genus Pachycheles Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Parapetrolisthes Haig, 1962  
                                           Genus Petrocheles Miers, 1876  
                                           Genus Petrolisthes Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Pisidia Leach, 1820  
                                           Genus Polyonyx Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Porcellana Lamarck, 1801  
                                           Genus Porcellanella White, 1852  
                                           Genus Pseudoporcellanella Sankarankutty, 1961  
                                           Genus Raphidopus Stimpson, 1858  
                                           Genus Ulloaia Glassell, 1938  
                                         FamilyPorcellanidae Haworth, 1825 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                           Species Porcellana mattosi Osorio, 1887  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Porcellanidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ahyong, Shane T., Keiji Baba, Enrique MacPherson, and Gary C. B. Poore  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new classification of the Galatheoidea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 2676   
  Page(s): 57-68   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Reference for: Porcellanidae   
  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: Porcellanidae   
  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: Porcellanidae, porcelain crabs [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Osawa, Masayuki, and Patsy A. McLaughlin  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated checklist of Anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world [...]. Part 2 - Porcellanidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, supplement no. 23   
  Page(s): 109-129   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0217-2445   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Porcellanidae   

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