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Callinectes  Stimpson, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98695

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyPortunoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyPortunidae Rafinesque, 1815 – swimming crabs  
                                           GenusCallinectes Stimpson, 1860  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Callinectes affinis Fausto-Filho, 1980 – Siri-azulão, Siri de rio 
                                              Species Callinectes amnicola (de Rochebrune, 1883) – Bigfisted swimcrab, Crabe bicorne, Cangrejo tijeron 
                                              Species Callinectes arcuatus Ordway, 1863 – Bogen-Schwimmkrabbe, Cuata swimcrab, Crabe couata, Jaiba cuata, arched swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes bellicosus (Stimpson, 1859) – Warrior swimcrab, Cortez swimming crab, warrior swimming crab, Crabe nageur soldat, Jaiba guerrera 
                                              Species Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 – Blunttooth swimcrab, Crabe chancre, Jaiba roma, Siri-pimenta, Bocourt swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes danae S. I. Smith, 1869 – Dana-Blaukrabbe Dana, Dana swimcrab, Crabe lénée, Cangrejo sirí, Siri-da-maré, Dana swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes exasperatus (Gerstaecker, 1856) – Rugose swimcrab, Crabe lire, Jaiba rugosa, rugose swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes gladiator Benedict, 1893  
                                              Species Callinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) – masked swimming crab, Marbled swimcrab, Crabe marbré, Cangrejo jaspeado, sharptooth swimcrab 
                                              Species Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863 – ornate blue crab, Blaue Schmuck-Schwimmkrabbe, Nordwestatlantische Blaukrabbe, Shelling crab, Crabe gris, Jaiba gris, shelligs 
                                              Species Callinectes pallidus (de Rochebrune, 1883) – Gladiator swimcrab, Crabe gladiateur, Cangrejo gladiator 
                                              Species Callinectes rathbunae Contreras, 1930 – Sharptooth swimcrab, Crabe balleresse, Jaiba de puntas, sharptoothed swimming crab, sharptooth swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 – Crabe bleu, Cangrejo azul, Siri-azulão, Siri de rio, blue crab, bluepoint 
                                              Species Callinectes similis A. B. Williams, 1966 – Crab ciarlatan, Jaiba azul menor, lesser blue crab 
                                              Species Callinectes toxotes Ordway, 1863 – Giant swimcrab, Crabe géant, Jaiba gigante 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: DecaNet (World List of Decapods), database (version 2023)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: DecaNet eds. (2023). DecaNet. Accessed at doi:10.14284/600   
  Reference for: Callinectes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Callinectes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stimpson, William  
  Publication Date: 1860   
  Article/Chapter Title: Notes on North American Crustacea, in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution. No. II   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, vol. 7, art. 22   
  Page(s): 176-246   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Shrimps, Lobsters, and Crabs of the Atlantic Coast of the Eastern United States, Maine to Florida   
  Page(s): xviii + 550   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87474-960-3   
  Reference for: Callinectes   

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