Albunea (genus)

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Messina Straits Albunea carabus.jpg
Albunea carabus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Anomura
Superfamily: Hippoidea
Family: Albuneidae
Genus: Albunea
Weber, 1795 [1]

Albunea is a genus of mole crab within the Albuneidae. Little is known about this group's biology. A. groeningi is named after Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons.[2]

The genus Albunea contains the following species:[3]


  1. ^ "Albunea". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved November 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ "My True Love Gave To Me … A Bat Species!". CBS News. December 9, 2008. 
  3. ^ Chris Boyko & Michael Türkay (2010). "Albunea Weber, 1795". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 3, 2010. 

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