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 Xanthoidea > Family Panopeidae > Subfamily Panopeinae > Genus Dyspanopeus

Dyspanopeus sayi (Smith, 1869)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DyspanopeusMartin & Abele, 1986accepted genus name

Species group names

Neopanope sayi (Smith) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Say mud crab


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., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (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

Squires, W.A. 1976. The birds of New Brunswick. Second Edition. The New Brunswick Museum. Saint John. 221 p.

additional source

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas

additional source

ITIS database

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.

additional source

Williams, A.B. 1984. Shrimps, lobsters, and crabs of the Atlantic coast of the eastern United States, Maine to Florida. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 550 p.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
Barcode of Life (3 barcodes)
GenBank (12 nucleotides; 8 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Dyspanopeus sayi (Smith, 1869). 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:107412




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