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Actaea acantha

Decapoda - Xanthidae

Taxonomy
Cancer acanthus was named by Milne-Edwards (1834). It is extant.

It was recombined as Actaea acantha by Collins et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Cancer acanthus Milne-Edwards
2009Actaea acantha Collins et al. p. 31 figs. Pl 4, fig 8

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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
superfamilyXanthoidea
familyXanthidae
subfamilyActaeinaeAlcock 1898
genusActaeaDe Haan 1833
speciesacantha(Milne-Edwards 1834)

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