Liocarcinus

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Liocarcinus
Liocarcinus marmoreus 2.jpg
Liocarcinus marmoreus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Portunidae
Genus: Liocarcinus
Stimpson, 1858
Type species
Portunus holsatus
Fabricius, 1798

Liocarcinus is a genus of crabs, which includes the flying crab, the vernal crab and several other swimming crabs. It includes 12 species :[1]

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  1. ^ Peter K. L. Ng, Danièle Guinot & Peter 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. 

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