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Cumaceans and Decapods in Families Albuneidae through Hippolytidae

CLASS ORDER FAMILY GENUS/SPECIES COMMON NAME
Malacostraca Cumacea Bodotriidae Cyclaspis sp.  
Malacostraca Cumacea Diastylidae Oxyurostylis smithi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Albuneidae Albunea gibbesi

Surf mole crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Albuneidae Albunea paretii

Beach mole crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Albuneidae Lepidopa benedicti  
Malacostraca Decapoda Albuneidae Lepidopa richmondi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus armillatus

Banded snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus bouvieri  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus cristulifrons

Dotted snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus floridanus

Sand snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus formosus

Striped snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus heterochaelis

Big-claw snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus normanni

Green snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus nuttingi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus paracrinitus

Smooth-claw snapping shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus thomasi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Alpheus viridari  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Metalpheus rostratipes  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Salmoneus ortmanni  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus apioceros  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus brevicarpus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus fritzmuelleri  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus hemphilli  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus minus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Alpheidae Synalpheus townsendi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Atyidae Potimirim potimirim *Non-native*

Freshwater Shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Calappidae Calappa angusta

Nodoze box crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Calappidae Calappa flammea

Flame box crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Callianassidae Callianassa guassutinga  
Malacostraca Decapoda Callianassidae Callianassa rathbunae  
Malacostraca Decapoda Callianassidae Eucalliax mcilhennyi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Carpiliidae Dyspanopeus sayi

Say's mud crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Coenobitidae Coenobita clypeatus

Land hermit

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Calcinus tibicen

Orange-claw hermit

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Clibanarius antillensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Clibanarius cubensis

Wide-stripe hermit 

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Clibanarius sclopetarius  
Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Clibanarius tricolor

Tricolor hermit

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Clibanarius vittatus

Thin-stripe hermit

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Dardanus fucosus

Bareye hermit

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Dardanus venosus

Stareye hermit 

Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Paguristes tortugae  
Malacostraca Decapoda Diogenidae Petrochirus diogenes  
Malacostraca Decapoda Dromiidae Dromidia antillensis

Decorator crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Gecarcinidae Cardisoma guanhumi

Blue land crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Goneplacidae Eucratopsis crassimanus

Heavyhand rubble crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Goneplacidae Euryplax nitida

Glabrous broadface crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Goneplacidae Gymnoplax pugnax  
Malacostraca Decapoda Goneplacidae Speocarcinus carolinensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Aratus pisonii

Mangrove Tree Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Armases cinereum

Squareback Marsh Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Goniopsis cruentata

Mangrove Root crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Pachygrapsus gracilis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Pachygrapsus transversus

Mottled Shore Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Plagusia depressa

Spray Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Sesarma curacaoense  
Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Sesarma ricordi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Grapsidae Sesarma sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippidae Emerita talpoida

Mole crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Barbouria antiquensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Hippolyte pleuracantha  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Hippolyte zostericola

Zostera shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Latreutes fucorum

Slender sargassum shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Lysmata intermedia  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Lysmata wurdemanni

Peppermint shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Thor dobkini  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Thor manningi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Tozeuma carolinense  
Malacostraca Decapoda Hippolytidae Trachycaris restrictus  
 

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