Common Names in English:
Portly Spider Crab
With a prominent rostrum that is divided into 2 processes (these may be partly or wholly fused).
Typically found in the intertidal zone at the water's edge at a mean distance from sea level of -23 meters (-75 feet).
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Grobben, 1908
- A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Latreille, 1829
- Snodgrass, 1938
- (Chernyshev, 1960)
- Pennant, 1777
- Grobben, 1892
- Calman, 1904
- Latreille, 1802
- Suborder: Pleocyemata () - Burkenroad, 1963
- Order: Decapoda () - Latreille, 1802 - Decapods
- Superorder: Eucarida () - Calman, 1904
- Subclass: Eumalacostraca () - Grobben, 1892
- Epiclass: Eucrustacea ()
- Superclass: Crustacea () - Pennant, 1777 - Crustaceans
- Infraphylum: Crustaceomorpha () - (Chernyshev, 1960)
- Subphylum: Mandibulata () - Snodgrass, 1938
- Phylum: Arthropoda () - Latreille, 1829 - Arthropods
- Superphylum: Panarthropoda () - Cuvier
- Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa () - A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Branch: Protostomia () - Grobben, 1908
- Subkingdom: Bilateria () - (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Kingdom: Animalia () - C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: 02-Feb-2005
Members of the genus Libinia
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 3 species and subspecies in this genus:
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Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 29, 2008:
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University: A Biological Survey of the Waters of Woods Hole and Vacinity
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University: Bay of Fundy Species List (OBIS Canada)
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University: EPA'S EMAP Database
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 2707511
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: ITS-98455
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 13833733
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 98455
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 523471