Latreillia

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Latreillia
Latreillia valida - National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo - DSC06762.JPG
Latreillia valida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Latreilliidae
Genus: Latreillia
Roux, 1830
Type species
Latreillia elegans
Roux, 1830

Latreillia is a genus of crabs in the family Latreilliidae, comprising five species:[1]

The name Latreillia honors Pierre André Latreille. A genus of flies was also given the same name and, as a junior homonym, was renamed Belvosia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ P. K. L. Ng, D. Guinot & P. J. F. Davie (2008). "Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant Brachyuran crabs of the world" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 17: 1–286. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-06.