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New Zealand Half Crab

Scientific Name
Petrolisthes elongatus
Scientific Author
(Milne Edwards, 1837)
Taxonomy
Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae
Status
Exotic Species Establishment in Australia
Reliability
High
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References

The information here is adapted from:

Poore, G. C. B. (2004) Marine decapod Crustacea of southern Australia. A guide to identification (with chapter on Stomatopoda by Shane Ahyong). Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.

Introduction to Australia based on:

King, R. (1997) Systematic relationships between Tasmanian and New Zealand populations of Petrolisthes elongatus (Crustacea: Anomura: Porcellanidae). In: Zoology Department. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 37 pp.

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