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Callinectes  Stimpson, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 98695

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderBrachyura Latreille, 1802 – short-tailed crabs, true crabs  
                                     SuperfamilyPortunoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                        FamilyPortunidae Rafinesque, 1815 – swimming crabs  
                                           GenusCallinectes Stimpson, 1860  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Callinectes arcuatus Ordway, 1863 – arched swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes bellicosus (Stimpson, 1859) – Cortez swimming crab, warrior swimming crab, Crabe nageur soldat, Jaiba guerrera 
                                              Species Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 – Bocourt swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes danae S. I. Smith, 1869 – Dana swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes exasperatus (Gerstaecker, 1856) – rugose swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes larvatus Ordway, 1863 – masked swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) – sharptooth swimcrab 
                                              Species Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863 – shelligs 
                                              Species Callinectes rathbunae Contreras, 1930 – sharptoothed swimming crab, sharptooth swimming crab 
                                              Species Callinectes sapidus M. J. Rathbun, 1896 – blue crab, bluepoint 
                                              Species Callinectes similis A. B. Williams, 1966 – lesser blue crab 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Callinectes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Shrimps, Lobsters, and Crabs of the Atlantic Coast of the Eastern United States, Maine to Florida   
  Page(s): xviii + 550   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87474-960-3   
  Reference for: Callinectes   

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