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Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)

208668  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208668)

accepted
Species
Birgus laticauda Latreille, 1829 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Cancer crumenatus Rumphius, 1705 · unaccepted (pre-linnean name)
Cancer crumenatus orientalis Seba, 1759 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Cancer puru Curtiss, 1938 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
DecaNet eds. (2024). DecaNet. Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed at: https://www.decanet.info/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208668 on 2024-04-24
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1997-04-14 08:44:51Z
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2009-08-17 13:15:28Z
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2020-12-29 17:21:29Z
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2021-12-16 10:40:34Z
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2022-08-01 09:16:32Z
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2024-01-03 16:52:30Z
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original description  (of Cancer latro Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Cancer crumenatus Rumphius, 1705) Rumphius, G.E. (1705). D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer, of eene beschryvinge van allerhannde Schaalvisschen; benevens de voornaamste Hoorntjes en Schulpen, als ook zommige,mineraalen, gesteenten; enz. D'Ambonische Rariteitkamer, behelzende eene beschryviinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harade Schaalvisschen, te weete raare krabben, kreeften,en dirgelyke Zeedieren, als mede aallerbande Hoorntjes en Schulpen, die men in d'Amboinsche Zee vindt: Daar benevens zommige Mineraaalen, Gesteenten, en soorten van Aarde,die in d'Amboinsche, en zommige omleggende Eilanden gevonden worden. Verdeelt in drie Boeken, En met nodige Printverbeeldingen, alle naar't leven getekent; voorzien. Beschreven door George Everhardus Rumphius. Jan Roman de Joonge, T'Amsterdam. 381 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43418947 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Cancer crumenatus orientalis Seba, 1759) Seba, A. (1734-1765). Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physiees historiam : Opus, cui, in hoc rerum genere, nullum par exstitit / Description exacte des principales curiosités naturelles du magnifique cabinet d'Albert Seba. 4 vols (v1 1734, v2 1735, v3 1759, v4 1765), Amstelaedami :Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios & J. Wetstenium & Gul. Smith., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/62760 [details]   

original description  (of Birgus laticauda Latreille, 1829) Latreille, [P.A.]. (1829). Le Règne Animal Distribué d'Après son Organisation, pour Servir de Base a l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux et d'Introduction a l'Anatomie Comparée par M. Le Baron Cuvier. Nouvelle Édition, Revue et Augmentée. Vol. 4. Crustacés, Arachnides et Partie des Insectes. Paris: Chez Déterville & Chez Crochard. xxvii + 584 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33374495#page/9/mode/1up [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Cancer puru Curtiss, 1938) Curtiss, A. (1938). A Short Zoology of Tahiti. Brooklyn: Anthony Curtiss. xvi + 193 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Reay, P.J. & J. Haig (1990). Coastal hermit crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) from Kenya, with a review and key to East African species. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(3): 578-589 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source McLaughlin, P. A., Komai, T., Lemaitre, R. & Rahayu, D.L. (2010). Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea. Part I — Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea and Paguroidea. <em>Raffles Bulletin of Zoology.</em> Supplement 23: 5–107. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
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LanguageName 
English tree crabrobber crabpurse crabpalm crabcoconut crab  [details]
German PalmendiebKokosnusskrebs  [details]
Japanese ヤシガニ  [details]