Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaDecapodaPortunidaeCallinectes

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Full Name

Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

Common names

  • American blue crab eng
  • blue crab eng
  • bluepoint eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Living period

23.03 to 0.0117 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Marine

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Decapoda
family
Portunidae
genus
Callinectes
species
Callinectes sapidus
 
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Bibliography

Adema, J.P.H.M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp.

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, & R. Lemaitre. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas.

Galil, B. (2007). Seeing Red: Alien species along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Aquatic Invasions. 2(4): 281-312.

ITIS database

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 712 Forty-seven genera of Decapod Crustacea: placed on the Official List.Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 21(5), 336-351 (1964)

Marchini, A.; Ferrario, J.; Sfriso, A.; Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A. (2015). Current status and trends of biological invasions in the Lagoon of Venice, a hotspot of marine NIS introductions in the Mediterranean Sea. Biological Invasions.
DOI:10.1007/s10530-015-0922-3

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.