Database Details : World List of marine Brachyura

Full name: World List of marine Brachyura UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Brachyura
Version: 2015-09-01
Release date: 2015-09-01
Authors/editors: Ng P.K.L. & Davie P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Malacostraca - Decapoda - Infraorder Brachyura - Acidopsidae, Aethridae, Aphanodactylidae, Atelecyclidae, Belliidae, Bythograeidae, Calappidae, Camptandriidae, Cancridae, Carpiliidae, Chasmocarcinidae, Cheiragonidae, Conleyidae, Corystidae, Crossotonotidae, Cryptochiridae, Cyclodorippidae, Cymonomidae, Dacryopilumnidae, Dairidae, Dairoididae, Domeciidae, Dorippidae, Dotillidae, Dromiidae, Dynomenidae, Epialtidae, Eriphiidae, Ethusidae, Euryplacidae, Galenidae, Gecarcinidae, Gecarcinucidae, Geryonidae, Glyptograpsidae, Goneplacidae, Grapsidae, Heloeciidae, Hexapodidae, Homolidae, Homolodromiidae, Hymenosomatidae, Hypothalassiidae, Inachidae, Inachoididae, Iphiculidae, Latreilliidae, Leucosiidae, Litocheiridae, Macrophthalmidae, Majidae, Mathildellidae, Matutidae, Menippidae, Mictyridae, Ocypodidae, Oregoniidae, Orithyiidae, Oziidae, Palicidae, Panopeidae, Parthenopidae, Percnidae, Phyllotymolinidae, Pilumnidae, Pilumnoididae, Pinnotheridae, Pirimelidae, Plagusiidae, Planopilumnidae, Platyxanthidae, Polybiidae, Portunidae, Potamidae, Potamonautidae, Poupiniidae, Progeryonidae, Pseudorhombilidae, Pseudothelphusidae, Pseudoziidae, Raninidae, Retroplumidae, Scalopidiidae, Sesarmidae, Sotoplacidae, Tanaochelidae, Tetraliidae, Thiidae, Trapeziidae, Trichopeltariidae, Ucididae, Varunidae, Vultocinidae, Xanthidae, Xenograpsidae, Xenophthalmidae
English name of the group: Crabs
Number of living species 7,047
Number of living infraspecific taxa 68
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 5,078
Number of common names: 772
Total number of names: 12,967
Abstract: This global marine species list is part of the World Register of Marine Species database, which aims to provide the most authoritative list of names of all marine species globally. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the WoRMS, hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: National University of Singapore, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Science, Singapore; Queensland Museum, Centre for Biodiversity, South Brisbane, Australia
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Ng P.K.L. & Davie P. (2017). WoRMS Brachyura: World List of marine Brachyura (version 2015-09-01). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.