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Genus Ocypode - Ghost Crabs

Ghost crab in New Jersey - Ocypode quadrata terrestrial crab - Ocypode quadrata Atlantic Ghost Crab - Ocypode quadrata Atlantic Ghost Crab - Ocypode quadrata Crab - Ocypode quadrata Crab - Ocypode quadrata Atlantic Ghost Crab - Ocypode quadrata Ocypode quadrata
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 Ocypodidae (Fiddler Crabs and Ghost Crabs)
Genus Ocypode (Ghost Crabs)
Explanation of Names
Author: Weber, 1795