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Callinectes marginatus  (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98700

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): sharptooth swimcrab [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                                              SpeciesCallinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) – sharptooth swimcrab  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Callinectes marginatus, sharptooth swimcrab [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Powers, Lawrence W.   
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Catalogue and Bibliography to the Crabs (Brachyura) of the Gulf of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Contributions in Marine Science, supplement to vol. 20   
  Page(s): 190   
  Publisher: Port Aransas Marine Laboratory, University of Texas Marine Science Institute   
  Publication Place: Port Aransas, Texas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0082-3349   
  Reference for: Callinectes marginatus   

 Geographic Information
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