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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Ocypode - Ghost Crabs

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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 Ocypodidae (Fiddler Crabs and Ghost Crabs)
Genus Ocypode (Ghost Crabs)
Explanation of Names
Author: Weber, 1795