Callianassa

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Callianassa
Temporal range: 183.0–0 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Callianassidae
Genus: Callianassa
Leach, 1814 [1]
Synonyms [2]
  • Gebios Risso, 1822
  • Montagua Leach, 1814

Callianassa is a genus of mud shrimps, in the family Callianassidae. Three of the species in this genus (C. candida, C. tyrrhena and C. whitei) have been split off into a new genus, Pestarella,[3] while others such as Callianassa filholi have been moved to Biffarius.[4]

Species[edit]

Forty-six species are currently recognised in the genus Callianassa:[2]

Several species are known from the fossil record, including:

  • Callianassa elegans Bohm 1922 (Java)[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Callianassa". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ a b Gary C. B. Poore & Michael Türkay (2010). "Callianassa Leach, 1814". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved September 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ Nguyen Ngoc-Ho (2003). "European and Mediterranean Thalassinidea (Crustacea, Decapoda)" (PDF). Zoosystema. 25 (3): 439–555. 
  4. ^ Gary C. B. Poore (2010). "Biffarius filholi (A. Milne-Edwards, 1878)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ Böhm, J. (1922). Arthropoda. Crustacea. In: Martin, K. (ed.) Die Fossilien von Java. Sammlungen des geologischen Reichsmuseums in Leiden, neue Folge. 1: 521–535.
  6. ^ Callianassa elegans at fossilworks.org