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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (Latreille 1829)
Subphylum: Crustacea (Brünnich 1772)
Class: Malacostraca (Latreille 1802)
Superorder: Eucarida (Calman 1904)
Order: Decapoda (Latreille 1802)
Suborder: Pleocyemata (Burkenroad 1963)
Infraorder: Glypheidea (Winckler 1882)
Superfamily: Glypheoidea (Winckler 1882)
Family: Mecochiridae (Van Straelen 1925)
Genus: Mecochirus (Germar 1827)


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Arm and claw.

Collection date

help informationThe date an object was collected in the field.
Winter 1988

Collection place

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
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