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Family Grapsidae - Marsh Crabs, Shore Crabs, and Talon Crabs

Green Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis Asian Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus sanguineus Oregon Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis Oregon Shore Crab - Hemigrapsus oregonensis Striped shore crabs - Pachygrapsus crassipes 9059867 crab - Hemigrapsus nudus Mottled Shore Crab - Pachygrapsus transversus Mottled Shore Crab - Pachygrapsus transversus
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 Grapsidae (Marsh Crabs, Shore Crabs, and Talon Crabs)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
A number of taxa, formerly treated as subfamilies of the family Grapsidae are now considered families in their own right, including the Varunidae and Plagusiidae. (1)
Explanation of Names
Grapsidae Macleay, 1838
Numbers
8 extant genera remain in the family (1)
Works Cited
1.A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans.
Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong; et al. 2009. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109.