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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Anomura
Superfamilia: Lithodoidea
Familiae: Hapalogastridae - Lithodidae


  • Ahyong, S.T. 2010: The marine fauna of New Zealand: king crabs of New Zealand, Australia and the Ross Sea (Crustacea: Decapoda: Lithodidae). NIWA biodiversity memoir, (123)
  • McLaughlin, P.A.; Lemaitre, R.; Sorhannus, U. 2007: HERMIT CRAB PHYLOGENY: A REAPPRAISAL AND ITS ‘‘FALL-OUT’’. Journal of crustacean biology, 27: 97–115. doi: 10.1651/S-2675.1 PDF

Vernacular names[edit]

English: king crabs
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