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Species Menippe mercenaria

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
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)
Explanation of Names
Menippe mercenaria (Say, 1818)
Identification
See(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.An illustrated guide to the marine decapod crustaceans of Florida. Pt. 1 & 2
Abele L.G., Kim W. 1986. Dept. of Environmental Regulation. 760 pp.