Porcelain crab

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(Zool.) any crab of the genus Porcellana and allied genera (family Porcellanidæ). They have a smooth, polished carapace.

See also: Porcelain

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2 species were belonging each to families Leucosiidae, Ocypodidae, Oziidae and Sesarmidae where as rest of the families including Matutidae, Menippidae, Polybiidae and Porcellanidae contributed only one species each.
Species boundaries based on color pattern, morphology and molecules, and evolutionary interrelationships between this complex and other Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura).
Las especies de la familia Porcellanidae son estudiadas por Haig (1960), reportando un total de 87 especies, incluyendo, igualmente, la descripcion de 4 nuevos generos y 16 nuevas especies.
Esta superfamilia incluye las familias Galatheidae Samouelle, 1819, Porcellanidae Harwort, 1825, Munididae (Ahyong, et al.
En la ecorregion Morrosquillo se registraron 10 familias de las cuales Panopeidae presento el mayor numero de especies (8), seguida de Alpheidae (5), luego Porcellanidae y Pilumnidae (4), mientras Diogenidae y Pisidae registraron solamente una especie (Tabla 3); en esta ecorregion se registraron seis nuevas especies; Periclimenes longicaudatus, Hippolyte curacaoensis, Acanthonyx petiverii, Epialtus bituberculatus, Microphrys bicornutus y Lautreutes parvulus.
Haig J (1960) The Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Anomura) of the Eastern Pacific.
Material of two species, both new to the fauna of Costa Rica, had been collected as parasites of two crabs in the anomuran family Porcellanidae on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and were housed in the collection of the Museo de Zoologia, Universidad de Costa Rica (designated UCR).
Of these, 9 species belongs to family Portunidae, 5 species each to Grapsidae and Xanthidae, 2 species each to Leucosiidae, Ocypodidae, Oziidae and Sesarmidae and 1 species each to Matutidae, Menippidae, Polybiidae and Porcellanidae.
83 *** Anomura Family Porcellanidae Haworth, 1825 Petrolisthes armatus ZI, ZII 68.
Familia Crustaceos Invertebrados Autores y Peces Palaemonidae Neopontonides Lophogorgia Ramos (1977) henryvonprahli alba, Muricea robusta (Gorgonidos) Porcellanidae Clastotoechus Acyrtus Shoppe (1995) vanderhorsti rubiginosus (Pisces), Ophiotrix sp.