Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Anomura > Superfamily Lithodoidea > Family Lithodidae > Genus Lithodes

Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LithodesLatreille, 1806accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): trollkrabbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: troldkrabbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: northern stone crab sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Northern Stone Crab sources: Charles Hussey
 Norwegian Bokmål: trollkrabbe sources: Considérations générales sur l'ordre naturel des a
 Norwegian Nynorsk: trollkrabbe sources: Considérations générales sur l'ordre naturel des a
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): trollkrabbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: trollkrabba

Literature

basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Pohle, G.W. 1990. A guide to decapod Crustacea from the Canadian Atlantic: Anomura and Brachyura. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1771. 29 p.

additional source

McLaughlin, Patsy A.; Komai, Tomoyuki; Lemaitre, Rafael; Listyo Rahayu, Dwi. (2010). Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea) Part I – Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea and Paguroidea. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement No. 23: 5-107

additional source

d'Udekem d'Acoz, C. (1999). Inventaire et distribution des crustacés décapodes de l'Atlantique nord-oriental, de la Méditerranée et des eaux continentales adjacentes au nord de 25°N [Inventory and distribution of the decapod crustaceans from the northeastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the adjacent continental waters north of 25°N]. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 40. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-86515-114-10. X, 383 pp.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Türkay, M. (2011). Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107205

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Occurrence

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2004-12-21 by Michael Türkay

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