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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Anomura
Family: Lithodidae
Genus: Lopholithodes
Brandt, 1848

Lopholithodes foraminatus
Lopholithodes mandtii

Lopholithodes is a genus of king crab. It includes Lopholithodes foraminatus (the brown box crab) and Lopholithodes mandtii, the Puget Sound king crab.[1][2]


  1. ^ Patsy A. McLaughlin, Tomoyuki Komai, Rafael Lemaitre & Dwi Listyo Rahayu (2010). Martyn E. Y. Low; S. H. Tan, eds. "Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea)" (PDF). Zootaxa. Suppl. 23: 5–107. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-22.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  2. ^ "Lopholithodes Brandt, 1848". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved October 25, 2011.