Carpilius maculatus

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Carpilius maculatus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Carpiliidae
Genus: Carpilius
Species: C. maculatus
Binomial name
Carpilius maculatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms

Cancer maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Carpilius maculatus common names seven-eleven crab,[1] spotted reef crab,[2][3][4] dark-finger coral crab, and large spotted crab,[5] is a species of crab in the family Carpiliidae.[6]

Description[edit]

This species grows to approximately 18 cm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marine Species Identification Portal : Seven-eleven crab - Carpilius maculatus". Species-identification.org. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Carpilius maculatus, spotted reef crab". Sealifebase.org. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Spotted reef crabs (Carpilius maculatus) on the Shores of Singapore". Wildsingapore.com. 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  4. ^ "ITIS Standard Report Page: Carpilius maculatus". Itis.gov. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  5. ^ http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=0c2p5FK1wdAC Tropical Island Recovery, Michael J. Samways
  6. ^ Peter Davie (2012). "Carpilius maculatus". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 27, 2012.