genus Menippe


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Noun1.genus Menippe - stone crabsgenus Menippe - stone crabs        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Brachyura, suborder Brachyura - an order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
Menippe mercenaria, stone crab - large edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)
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Geographic variation, population biology, and hybridization in Menippe mercenaria and evolution in the genus Menippe in the southwestern North Atlantic Ocean.
Additional evidence in support of the specificity of PAGE banding of Hc monomers has been obtained for sibling species of the lobster genus Homarus and their hybrids (Mangum, 1993b) and for several other sibling species, including stone crabs of the genus Menippe investigated here (C.