Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Brachyura > Kingdom Eubrachyura > Kingdom Heterotremata > Superfamily Portunoidea > Family Polybiidae > Genus Liocarcinus

Liocarcinus corrugatus (Pennant, 1777)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LiocarcinusStimpson, 1871accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: wrinkled swimming crab sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Wrinkled Swimming Crab sources: Charles Hussey
 Greek: Γεροκάβουρας


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

Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232.

additional source

Muñoz, Isabel; García-Isarch, Eva; Sobrino, Ignacio; Burgos, Candelaria; Funny, Rita; González-Porto, Marcos. (2012). Distribution, abundance and assemblages of decapod crustaceans in waters off Guinea-Bissau (north-west Africa). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 92 issue 3, p. 475-494.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Fransen, C. (2014). Liocarcinus corrugatus (Pennant, 1777). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107386




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