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Carcinus

Decapoda - Carcinidae

Taxonomy
Carcinus was named by Leach (1814) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Carcininae by Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Carcinus Leach
2002Carcinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Carcinus Schweitzer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
RankNameAuthor
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
HeterotremataGuinot 1977
superfamilyPortunoideaRafinesque 1815
familyCarcinidaeMacLeay 1838
subfamilyCarcininaeMacLeay 1838
genusCarcinusLeach 1814

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available