Axius (decapod)

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This article is about the genus of crustaceans. For other uses, see Axius (disambiguation).
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Axius serratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Axiidae
Genus: Axius
Leach, 1815 [1]
Type species
Axius stirynchus
Leach, 1815

Axius is a genus of mud lobster,


It containing the following species:[2]

  • Axius armatus S. I. Smith, 1881
  • Axius serratus Stimpson, 1852
  • Axius stirynchus Leach, 1815
  • Axius werribee (Poore & Griffin, 1979)


  1. ^ "Axius Leach, 1815". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved February 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ Michael Türkay (2011). "Axius Leach, 1815". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 27, 2011.