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  Suborder Pleocyemata

infraorder Brachyura (crabs)

    Section Eubrachyura -- North America.
    Section Dromiacea
    Section Podotremata

Taxon Information

The infraorder Brachyura has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Brachyura, [North America] (Smith, 2001).


  • Yeo, D.C.J., P.K.L. Ng, N. Cumberlidge, C. Magalhães, S.R. Daniels & M.R. Campos. 2008. Global diversity of crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 275-286. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Decapoda (Crayfishes, shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 585-608.

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