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Thia scutellata


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Cladus: Filozoa
Cladus: Choanobionta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Brachyura
Sectiones[1]: Dromiacea - Raninoida - Cyclodorippoida - Eubrachyura

Overview of familiae[edit]

Christmaplacidae - Dromiidae - Dynomenidae - †Etyidae - †Feldmanniidae - †Prosopidae ...


  1. De Grave, Sammy, N. Dean Pentcheff, Shane T. Ahyong et al., (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans". Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Suppl. 21: 1–109.
  • Ahyong, S.T. 2008: Deepwater crabs from seamounts and chemosynthetic habitats off eastern New Zealand (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Zootaxa, 1708: 1–72.
  • Brösing, A. 2010: Recent developments on the morphology of the brachyuran foregut ossicles and gastric teeth. Zootaxa, 2510: 1–44. Preview
  • Castro, P. 2011: Catalog of the anomuran and brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura, Brachyura) of the Hawaiian Islands. Zootaxa, 2947: 1–154. Preview
  • Guinot, D.; Tavares, M.; Castro, P. 2013: Significance of the sexual openings and supplementary structures on the phylogeny of brachyuran crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura), with new nomina for higher-ranked podotreme taxa. Zootaxa 3665(1): 1–414. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3665.1.1 reference page 
  • Galil, B.S. & Ng, P.K.L. 2015. Leucosiid crabs from Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Zootaxa 4027(4): 451–486. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4027.4.1. Preview (PDF) reference page 
  • Koettker, A.G. et al. 2012: Illustrated key for the identification of the known zoeal stages of brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda) from tropical and subtropical Brazil, southwestern Atlantic. Zootaxa, 3204: 1–19. Preview
  • Low, M.E.Y. 2012: The Brachyura described by the Australian carcinologist William Aitcheson Haswell: checklist, dates of publication and bibliography (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zootaxa, 3220: 61–64. Preview
  • Low, M.E.Y.; Ng, P.K.L. 2013: The Brachyura described by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing and a listing of Stebbing’s South African Crustacea for the Marine Investigations in South Africa (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zootaxa 3599(4): 371–376. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3599.4.5 reference page 
  • Low, M.E.Y.; Ng, P.K.L.; Evenhuis, N.L. 2013: Names and publication dates of the Brachyura in F.É. Guérin (Guérin-Méneville) (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zootaxa 3736(2): 101–127. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3736.2.1 reference page 
  • Mendoza, J.C.E. & Ng, P.K.L. 2017. Harryplax severus, a new genus and species of an unusual coral rubble-inhabiting crab from Guam (Crustacea, Brachyura, Christmaplacidae). ZooKeys 647: 23–35. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.647.11455. Reference page. 
  • Ng, P.K.L.; Low, M.E.Y. 2010: On the generic nomenclature of nine brachyuran names, with four replacement names and two nomina protecta (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zootaxa, 2489: 34–46. Preview

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Krappe
Akan: ɔkɔtɔ
asturianu: Cámbaru
català: Cranc
dansk: Krabbe
Deutsch: Krabben
English: Crab
eʋegbe: Gala
français: Crabe
Հայերեն: Խեչափառ
italiano: Granchio
lietuvių: Krabas
Malagasy: Foza
Nederlands: Krabben
polski: Krab
português: Caranguejo
русский: Краб
slovenčina: Krabbor
ไทย: ปู, กรกฎ
Türkçe: Yengeçler
vèneto: Càncaro
中文: 螃蟹
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