Gecarcinus ruricola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaDecapodaGecarcinidaeGecarcinus

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Overview

Full Name

Gecarcinus ruricola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • purple land crab eng
  • Halloweenkrabbe deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Cancer ruricola Linnaeus, 1758

Habitat

Terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Decapoda
family
Gecarcinidae
genus
Gecarcinus
species
Gecarcinus ruricola
 
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Bibliography

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. 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

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

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 Apr 13, 2016.