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Name - Maja brachydactyla

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Arthropoda (Phylum)
Crustacea (Subphylum)
Malacostraca (Class)
Eumalacostraca (Subclass)
Eucarida (Superorder)
Decapoda (Order)
Reptantia (Suborder)
Brachyura (Infraorder)


Recent Publications

  • Bi-lateral gynandromorphic common spider crab Maja brachydactyla Balss, 1922 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from SE Ireland.
  • High survivability of discarded invertebrates from bottom trawling fisheries.
  • Differences in prevalence of multiple paternity in the spiny spider crab Maja brachydactyla in two localities that differ in female fecundity, fishing intensity, and management measures.
  • Morphological and histological description of the midgut caeca in true crabs (Malacostraca: Decapoda: Brachyura): origin, development and potential role.
  • Morphological description of the midgut tract and midgut-hindgut junction in the larvae of the spider crab Maja brachydactyla Balss, 1922 (Malacostraca: Decapoda).

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