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Taxonomic Details for Ocypode quadrata

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumCrustacea
Infraphylumnull
Superclassnull
ClassMalacostraca
SubclassEumalacostraca
Infraclassnull
SuperorderEucarida
OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata
InfraorderBrachyura
SuperfamilyOcypodoidea
FamilyOcypodidae
Subfamilynull
Tribenull
GenusOcypode
Subgenusnull
SpeciesOcypode quadrata
Subspeciesnull
Varietynull
Common Name: Atlantic ghost crab
Authority: (J. C. Fabricius, 1787)
ITIS TSN: 99082   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Beach/Dune, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Ocypode quadrata
Ghost crab Sapelo Beach. Photo Steven Pennings

Ocypode quadrata
Ghost crabs are common on the beaches and fore-dunes of Sapelo Island. Gravid female shown. Photo by Steve Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.