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Lepidopa  Stimpson, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98103

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                     SuperfamilyHippoidea Latreille, 1825 – sand crabs, mole crabs  
                                        FamilyAlbuneidae Stimpson, 1858 – sand crabs, mole crabs  
                                           SubfamilyLepidopinae Boyko, 2002  
                                              GenusLepidopa Stimpson, 1858  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa benedicti Schmitt, 1935  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa boykoi Ortiz, Tello-Musi & Morales-Moreno, 2018  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa californica Efford, 1971 – California mole crab 
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa chilensis Lenz, 1902  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa deamae J. E. Benedict, 1903  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa dexterae Abele & Efford, 1972  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa esposa Efford, 1971  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa haigae Efford, 1971  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa luciae Boyko, 2002  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa mearnsi J. E. Benedict, 1903  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa mexicana Efford, 1971  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa richmondi J. E. Benedict, 1903  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa venusta Stimpson, 1859  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa websteri J. E. Benedict, 1903  
                                                 SpeciesLepidopa wollebaeki Sivertsen, 1934  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lepidopa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boyko, Christopher B., and Patsy A. McLaughlin   
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated checklist of Anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world [...]. Part 4 - Hippoidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, supplement no. 23   
  Page(s): 139-151   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0217-2445   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Lepidopa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.   
  Publication Date: 1962   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepidopa Stimpson, 1858 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda): Proposed use of the plenary powers to designate a type-species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 19, no. 2   
  Page(s): 125-129   
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  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Lepidopa   
  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  
  Reference for: Lepidopa   

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