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Majidae (spider crab)

Decapoda - Majidae

Taxonomy
Majidae was named by Samouelle (1819). It is extant.

It was assigned to Majoidea by Feldmann et al. (2003), Beschin et al. (2005) and Todd and Collins (2005); to Brachyura by Feldmann et al. (2006); and to Eubrachyura by Ahyong et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Majidae Samouelle
2003Majidae Feldmann et al. p. 152
2005Majidae Beschin et al.
2005Majidae Todd and Collins p. 73
2006Majidae Feldmann et al.
2007Majidae Ahyong et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
Eubrachyurade Saint Laurent 1980
HeterotremataGuinot 1977
superfamilyMajoidea
familyMajidaeSamouelle 1819
familyMajidaeSamouelle 1819

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