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Porcellana platycheles
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Porcellanidae
Genus: Porcellana
Lamarck, 1801

Porcellana is a genus of decapod crustaceans in the widespread family Porcellanidae, the porcelain crabs, which superficially resemble true crabs. The genus Porcellana includes the following species:[1]


  1. ^ Masayuki Osawa & Michael Türkay (2011). "Porcellana Lamarck, 1801". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 28, 2011.