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Find the Full Text of Original Marine Species Authorities: Authorities for SC Arthropoda

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Arthropoda

Arthropoda

Chelicerates

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Atlantic horseshoe crab Limulus polyphemus Monoculus polyphemus Linnaeus, 1758 150514 Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae. 10th Ed. Vol. 1 634
Lentil sea spider Anoplodactylus lentus Anoplodactylus lentus Wilson, 1878 158478 Anoplodactylus lentus Wilson, 1878 The American journal of science and arts. Series 3, 15(87) 200

Crustacea

Common Name Accepted Binomial Original Binomial Authority WoRMS Record Accepted Binomial with Authority Full Text of Original Species Authority Page
Acorn barnacle Chthamalus fragilis Chthamalus fragilis Darwin, 1854 157793 Chthamalus fragilis Darwin, 1854 A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. Vol. 2 456
Atlantic blue crab Callinectes sapidus Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 107379 Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 Proceedings of the United States National Museum 352
Atlantic mud crab Panopeus herbstii Panopeus herbstii H. Milne Edwards, 1834 158436 Panopeus herbstii H. Milne Edwards, 1834 Histoire naturelle des crustacés : comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Vol. 1 403
Atlantic sand crab Emerita talpoida Hippa talpoida Say, 1817 158393 Emerita talpoida (Say, 1817) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(6) 160
Bay barnacle Amphibalanus improvisus Balanus improvisus Darwin, 1854 421139 Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854) A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. Vol. 2 250
Beach mole crab Albunea catherinae Albunea catherinae Boyko, 2002 387506 Albunea catherinae Boyko, 2002 Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 272 343
Big-clawed snapping shrimp Alpheus heterochaelis Alpheus heterochaelis Say, 1818 158348 Alpheus heterochaelis Say, 1818 Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 2 243
Blotched swimming crab Achelous spinimanus Portunus (Achelous) spinimanus Latreille, 1819 456069 Achelous spinimanus (Latreille, 1819) Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle, appliquée aux arts, à l'agriculture, à l'économie rurale et domestique, à la médecine, etc. 47
Brackish grass shrimp Palaemon mundusnovus Palaemon mundusnovus De Grave & Ashelby, 2013 932398 Palaemon mundusnovus De Grave & Ashelby, 2013 Zootaxa. 3734(3): 331-344 331
Brackish-water/ Red-jointed fiddler crab Minuca minax Gelasimus minax Le Conte, 1855 955266 Minuca minax (Le Conte, 1855) Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Vol. 7 403
Brown shrimp Penaeus aztecus Penaeus brasiliensis var. aztecus Ives, 1891 395176 Penaeus aztecus (Ives, 1891) Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Vol. 43 190
Calico box crab Hepatus epheliticus Cancer epheliticus Linnaeus, 1763 158420 Hepatus epheliticus (Linnaeus, 1763) Centuria insectorum rariorum 31
Carolinian ghost shrimp Callichirus major Callianassa major Say, 1818 367975 Callichirus major (Say, 1818) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1(2) 238
Common marsh snail Melampus bidentatus Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 160368 Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822 Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 2 245
Depressed mud crab Eurypanopeus depressus Panopeus depressus Smith, 1869 158416 Eurypanopeus depressus (Smith, 1869) Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. Vol. 12 283
Ghost crab Ocypode quadrata Cancer quadratus J.C. Fabricius, 1787 158432 Ocypode quadrata (J.C. Fabricius, 1787) Mantissa insectorum : sistens eorum species nuper detectas, adiectis characteribus genericis, differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus Vol. 1 315
Grass shrimp Palaemon vulgaris Palaemon vulgaris Say, 1818 932406 Palaemon vulgaris Say, 1818 Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 1 248
Heavy marsh crab Sesarma reticulatum Ocypode reticulatus Say, 1817 158458 Sesarma reticulatum (Say, 1817) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 1 73
Iridescent swimming crab Achelous gibbesii Lupa gibbesii Stimpson, 1859 557883 Achelous gibbesii (Stimpson, 1859) Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York. Vol. 7 57
Large white ivory barnacle, Bay barnacle Amphibalanus eburneus Balanus eburneus Gould, 1841 421138 Amphibalanus eburneus (Gould, 1841) Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts, comprising the Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida, and Radiata. 15
Lesser blue crab Callinectes similis Callinectes similis A.B. Williams, 1966 158055 Callinectes similis A.B. Williams, 1966 Tulane studies in zoology 13(3) 87
Long-clawed hermit crab Pagurus longicarpus Pagurus longicarpus Say, 1817 158403 Pagurus longicarpus Say, 1817 Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 1 163
Mottled purse crab Persephona mediterranea Cancer mediterranea Herbst, 1794 158443 Persephona mediterranea (Herbst, 1794) Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse : nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten Vol. 2 (1796) 150
Mud fiddler crab Minuca pugnax Gelasimus pugnax Smith, 1870 955270 Minuca pugnax (Smith, 1870) Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 2(1) 131
Ocellate lady crab Ovalipes ocellatus Cancer ocellatus Herbst, 1799 158434 Ovalipes ocellatus (Herbst, 1799) Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse : nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten 3(1) 61
Ornate blue crab Callinectes ornatus Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863 158053 Callinectes ornatus Ordway, 1863 Boston journal of natural history. Report an error Title Boston journal of natural history 7(4) 571
Pink shrimp Penaeus duorarum Penaeus duorarum Burkenroad, 1939 246391 Penaeus duorarum Burkenroad, 1939 Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection 6 (6) Jan-62
Portly spider crab Libinia emarginata Libinia emarginata Leach, 1815 158426 Libinia emarginata Leach, 1815 The zoological miscellany : being descriptions of new, or interesting animals 130
Sand fiddler crab Leptuca pugilator Ocypoda pugilator Bosc, 1801 955239 Leptuca pugilator (Bosc, 1801) Histoire naturelle de Buffon, clasée par ordres, genres et espèces, d'après le système de Linné, avec les caractères génériques et la nomenclature Linnéenne. Vol. 56 [Crustacés Vol. 1] 197
Sea pill bug Sphaeroma quadridentatum Sphaeroma quadridentatum Say, 1818 157912 Sphaeroma quadridentatum Say, 1818 Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Vol. 1 400
Speckled swimming crab Arenaeus cribrarius Portunus cribrarius Lamarck, 1818 158046 Arenaeus cribrarius (Lamarck, 1818) Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Vol. 5 259
Squareback marsh crab Armases cinereum Grapsus cinereus Bosc, 1801 158049 Armases cinereum (Bosc, 1801) Histoire naturelle de Buffon, clasée par ordres, genres et espèces, d'après le système de Linné, avec les caractères génériques et la nomenclature Linnéenne. Vol. 56 [Crustacés Vol. 1] 204
Stone crab Menippe mercenaria Cancer mercenaria Say, 1818 422070 Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818) Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 448
Striped barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 421137 Amphibalanus amphitrite (Darwin, 1854) A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. Vol. 2 240
Striped barnacle Var. Venustus Amphibalanus venustus Balanus venustus Darwin, 1854 421142 Amphibalanus venustus (Darwin, 1854) A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. Vol. 2 240
Thinstripe hermit crab Clibanarius vittatus Pagurus vittatus Bosc, 1801 367528 Clibanarius vittatus (Bosc, 1801) Histoire naturelle de Buffon, clasée par ordres, genres et espèces, d'après le système de Linné, avec les caractères génériques et la nomenclature Linnéenne. Vol. 57 [Crustacés Vol. 2] 78
Triangle barnacle Balanus trigonus Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854 106223 Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854 A monograph on the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. Vol. 2 2223
White shrimp Penaeus setiferus Cancer setiferus Linnaeus, 1767 762818 Penaeus setiferus (Linnaeus, 1767) Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae 12th Ed. Vol. 1 Part 2.

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