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Decapods in Families Leucosiidae through Palaemonidae

 
CLASS ORDER FAMILY GENUS/SPECIES COMMON NAME
Malacostraca Decapoda Leucosiidae Persephona mediterranea  
Malacostraca Decapoda Leucosiidae Speloeophorus nodosus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Acanthonyx petiverii

Jacknife spider crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Epialtus bituberculatus

Variegate spider crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Epialtus dilatatus

Winged mime crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Libinia dubia

Doubtful Spider Crab, Longnose spider crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Libinia erinacea

Seagrass spider crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Libinia sp.

Spider Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Macrocoeloma trispinosum

Spongy decorator crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Macrocoeloma trispinosum nodipes  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Microphrys bicornutus

Speck-claw decorator crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Microphrys sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax coryphe

Shorthorn clinging crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax forceps

Red-ridged clinging crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax hispidus

Coral clinging crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax pleuracanthus

Shaggy clinging crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax ruber  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax sculptus

Green clinging crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Mithrax sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Pelia mutica  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Pitho anisodon  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Pitho lherminieri  
Malacostraca Decapoda Majidae Stenorynchus seticornis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Ocypode quadrata

Ghost Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca burgersi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca phayeri  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca pugilator  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca pugnax rapax  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca rapax  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca rapax rapax  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca speciosa  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ocypodidae Uca thayeri  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ogyrididae Ogyrides alphaerostris  
Malacostraca Decapoda Ogyrididae Ogyrides yaquiensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus bonairensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus brevidactylus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus carolinensis  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus longicarpus

Long-Armed Hermit Crab

Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus maclaughlinae  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus pollicaris  
Malacostraca Decapoda Paguridae Pagurus sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Leander tenuicornis

Brown glass shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium acanthurus

Cinnamon river shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium carcinus

Big-claw river shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium crenulatum  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium macrobrachion  *Non-native*

Brackish River Prawn

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium olfersii  *Non-native*

Bristled River Shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Macrobrachium sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemon floridanus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemon northropi  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemonetes intermedius  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemonetes paludosus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemonetes pugio

Daggerblade Grass Shrimp

Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Palaemonetes vulgaris
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Periclimenaeus chacei  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Periclimenes americanus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Periclimenes longicaudatus  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Periclimenes sp.  
Malacostraca Decapoda Palaemonidae Pontonia sp.  

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