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Genus Menippe

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Crustacea - Crustaceans
Class Malacostraca - Malacostracans
Superorder Eucarida - Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.)
Order Decapoda - Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp
Infraorder Brachyura - True Crabs
Family Xanthidae - Mud Crabs
Genus Menippe

Species mercenaria - Menippe mercenaria