Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Caridea > Superfamily Crangonoidea > Family Crangonidae > Genus Crangon

Crangon allmanni Kinahan, 1860

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CrangonFabricius, 1798accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: mudder-hestereje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: Allman-garnaal; groefstaartgarnaal


original description

Kinahan, J.R., 1860c. On a Crangon new to science, with notices of other nondescript Crustacea, and observations on the distribution of the Crustacea Podophthalmia of the eastern, or Dublin marine, district of Ireland.— Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Dublin 2 [for 1856-1859]: 27-34.

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

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Holthuis, L.B.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (1993). Coastal Shrimps and Prawns. Synopses of the British Fauna 15. Second Edition.

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.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (4 barcodes)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Fransen, C.; De Grave, S. (2014). Crangon allmanni Kinahan, 1860. 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:107551




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