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species

Green Crab
Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Malacostraca »  order Decapoda - crayfish »  family Portunidae »  genus Carcinus

Scientific synonyms

Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Common Shore Crab
= Green Shore Crab

Type taxon of:Carcinus Leach, 1814 (Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758)

Images

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Jiří Novák

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Karla Otta

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Karla Otta

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Karla Otta

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Karla Otta

egg

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

female

Author: Karla Otta

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Sacculina carcini Thompson, 1836

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