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Austinograea yunohana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Section: Eubrachyura
Subsection: Heterotremata
Superfamily: Bythograeoidea
Williams, 1980
Family: Bythograeidae
Williams, 1980
  • Allograea
  • Austinograea
  • Bythograea
  • Cyanagraea
  • Gandalfus
  • Segonzacia

Bythograeidae is a small family of crabs which live around hydrothermal vents. The family contains 13 species in 6 genera [1]. Their relationships to other crabs are unclear [2].



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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Brachyura
Sectio: Eubrachyura
Subsectio: Heterotremata
Superfamilia: Bythograeoidea
Familia: Bythograeidae
Genera: Allograea - Austinograea - Bythograea - Cyanagraea - Gandalfus - Segonzacia


Bythograeidae A. Williams , 1980


  • Williams A. (1980). A new crab family from the vicinity of submarine thermal vents on the Galapagos Rift (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 93: 443-472.

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