Metacarcinus magister (Dana, 1852)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaDecapodaCancridaeMetacarcinus

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Overview

Full Name

Metacarcinus magister (Dana, 1852)

Common names

  • Dungeness crab
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in MRGID:2121 Japan Source: Abe, Koji (1981) First record of the Dungeness crab, Cancer magister Dana from northern Japan,Researches on Crustacea 11: 13-16
  • Present in MRGID:2204 United States Source: Pauley, Gilbert B.; Armstrong, David A.; Van Citter,Robert; Thomas, G. L. (1989) Species profiles: life histories and environmental requirements of coastal fishes and invertebrates (Pacific Southwest): Dungeness crab, Biological Report 82: 1-22

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Decapoda
family
Cancridae
genus
Metacarcinus
species
Metacarcinus magister
 
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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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