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Species Hemigrapsus sanguineus - Japanese Shore Crab

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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 Grapsidae (Marsh Crabs, Shore Crabs, and Talon Crabs)
Genus Hemigrapsus
Species sanguineus (Japanese Shore Crab)
Other Common Names
Asian Shore Crab
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan, 1853)
Range
Introduced from Asia; now established along the Atlantic coastline from Maine to North Carolina.
Habitat
Intertidal
Remarks
Often found with another invasive species, Carcinus maenas.
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