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Brachyura  Latreille, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98276

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Infraorder  
  Synonym(s): Oxystomata H. Milne Edwards, 1834
    Oxyrhyncha Latreille, 1803
    Cancridea Latreille, 1803
    Brachyrhyncha Borradaile, 1907
    Dromiacea De Haan, 1833
    Archaeobrachyura Guinot, 1977
  Common Name(s): short-tailed crabs [English]
    true crabs [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  
    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  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Superfamily Bellioidea Dana, 1852  
                                     Superfamily Bythograeoidea Williams, 1980  
                                     Superfamily Calappoidea Milne Edwards, 1837  
                                     Superfamily Cancroidea Latreille, 1802  
                                     Superfamily Cryptochiroidea Paulson, 1875  
                                     Superfamily Cyclodorippoidea Ortmann, 1892  
                                     Superfamily Dorippoidea MacLeay, 1838  
                                     Superfamily Dromioidea De Haan, 1833  
                                     Superfamily Gecarcinucoidea Rathbun, 1904  
                                     Superfamily Grapsoidea MacLeay, 1838  
                                     Superfamily Homolodromioidea Alcock, 1900  
                                     Superfamily Homoloidea De Haan, 1839  
                                     Superfamily Hymenosomatoidea MacLeay, 1838  
                                     Superfamily Leucosioidea Samouelle, 1819  
                                     Superfamily Majoidea Samouelle, 1819 – spider crabs 
                                     Superfamily Ocypodoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                     Superfamily Parthenopoidea MacLeay, 1838  
                                     Superfamily Pinnotheroidea De Haan, 1833  
                                     Superfamily Portunoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                     Superfamily Potamoidea Ortmann, 1896  
                                     Superfamily Pseudothelphusoidea Ortmann, 1893  
                                     Superfamily Raninoidea De Haan, 1839  
                                     Superfamily Retroplumoidea Gill, 1894  
                                     Superfamily Xanthoidea MacLeay, 1838  

  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: Brachyura, short-tailed crabs [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Brachyura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bowman, Thomas E., and Lawrence G. Abele / Lawrence G. Abele, ed. / Dorothy E. Bliss, ed.-in-chief  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 1: Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Biology of Crustacea, vol. 1: Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography   
  Page(s): 1-27   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-106401-8   
  Notes: Bliss is Editor-in-Chief of "The Biology of Crustacea" series; Abele is editor of volume 1 of that series (Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography); Bowman & Abele authored Chapter 1 therein   
  Reference for: Brachyura   
  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: Brachyura   

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