Accepted scientific name:
Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 4 literature references for Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcinides maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 2 literature references for Carcinides maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
green crab English - Click here to show the literature
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Superfamily Portunoidea
Family Portunidae
Genus Carcinus
Distribution: East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Indo-West Pacific; Western Atlantic Ocean
Additional data: -
Source database: ITIS, Sep 2009
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: -
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