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Family: Parthenopidae elbow crabs (See list of species below)

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69 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aulacolambrus brevibrachiatus
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Aulacolambrus curvispinus
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Aulacolambrus diacanthus
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Aulacolambrus granulosus
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Aulacolambrus hoplonotus
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Celatopesia concava
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Certolambrus pugilator
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Costalambrus tommasii
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Cryptopodia fistulosa
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Cryptopodia fornicata
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Cryptopodia pan
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Cryptopodia spatulifrons
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Daldorfia dimorpha
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Daldorfia horrida
[horrid elbow crab]
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Daldorfia investigatoris
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Daldorfia leprosa
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Daldorfia rathbunae
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Enoplolambrus validus
[strong elbow crab]
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Furtipodia petrosa
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Garthambrus allisoni
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Garthambrus mironovi
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Garthambrus poupini
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Garthambrus stellatus
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Garthambrus tani
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Garthambrus undulatus
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Heterocrypta granulata
[smooth elbow crab]
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Heterocrypta lapidea
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Heterocrypta occidentalis
[sandflat elbow crab]
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Lambrus laciniatus
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Leiolambrus nitidus
[white elbow crab]
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Leiolambrus punctatissimus
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Mesorhoea sexspinosa
[sixspine elbow crab]
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Neikolambrus polemistes
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Niobafia erosa
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Nodolambrus nodosus
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Olenorfia cariei
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Parthenope agona
[yellow elbow crab]
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Parthenope chondrodes
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Parthenope echinatus
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Parthenope longimanus
[white long-armed crab]
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Parthenope massena
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Platylambrus fraterculus
[rough elbow crab]
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Platylambrus granulata
[bladetooth elbow crab]
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Platylambrus granulatus
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Platylambrus pourtalesii
[spinous elbow crab]
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Platylambrus prensor
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Platylambrus serratus
[sawtooth elbow crab]
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Pseudolambrus bicornis
[two-horned yellow crab]
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Pseudolambrus bispinosus
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Pseudolambrus confragosus
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Pseudolambrus constrictus
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Pseudolambrus harpax
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Pseudolambrus planus
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Pseudolambrus tarpeius
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Rhinolambrus contrarius
[crabs]
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Rhinolambrus cybelis
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Rhinolambrus longispinus
[black long-armed crab]
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Rhinolambrus pelagicus
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Rhinolambrus rudis
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Solenolambrus decemspinosus
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Solenolambrus tenellus
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Solenolambrus typicus
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Spinolambrus macrochelos
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Thyrolambrus astroides
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Thyrolambrus efflorescens
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Thyrolambrus verrucibrachium
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Tutankhamen cristatipes
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Zarenkolambrus epibranchialis
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Zarenkolambrus minutus
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69 Species of Family Parthenopidae
(elbow crabs)
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aulacolambrus brevibrachiatus Northwest Pacific
Aulacolambrus curvispinus Western Central Pacific.
Aulacolambrus diacanthus Western Central Pacific.
Aulacolambrus granulosus Western Central Pacific
Aulacolambrus hoplonotus Indo-Pacific.
Celatopesia concava Western Atlantic.
Certolambrus pugilator Western Central Pacific.
Costalambrus tommasii Western Atlantic 1.76 CW
Cryptopodia fistulosa Eastern Indian Ocean
Cryptopodia fornicata Western Central Pacific
Cryptopodia pan Western Central Pacific.
Cryptopodia spatulifrons Eastern Indian Ocean
Daldorfia dimorpha Eastern Central Pacific
Daldorfia horrida horrid elbow crab Indo-Pacific Ocean. Trop
Daldorfia investigatoris Western Central Pacific.
Daldorfia leprosa Indo-Pacific.
Daldorfia rathbunae Western Central Pacific.
Enoplolambrus validus strong elbow crab Central and Eastern Indo- 8.2 BL
Furtipodia petrosa Indo-Pacific.
Garthambrus allisoni Pacific Ocean
Garthambrus mironovi Southeast Pacific
Garthambrus poupini Central Pacific
Garthambrus stellatus Pacific Ocean.
Garthambrus tani Western Pacific
Garthambrus undulatus Western Central Pacific
Heterocrypta granulata smooth elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Heterocrypta lapidea Western Atlantic. 0.96 CW
Heterocrypta occidentalis sandflat elbow crab Eastern Pacific 5 CW
Lambrus laciniatus Western Central Pacific
Leiolambrus nitidus white elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Leiolambrus punctatissimus Eastern Pacific
Mesorhoea sexspinosa sixspine elbow crab Western Atlantic. Tropic 1.12 CW
Neikolambrus polemistes Western Central Pacific.
Niobafia erosa Indo-Pacific.
Nodolambrus nodosus Eastern Indian Ocean
Olenorfia cariei Indo-Pacific.
Parthenope agona yellow elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Parthenope chondrodes Western Central Pacific.
Parthenope echinatus Indo-Pacific
Parthenope longimanus white long-armed crab Northwest Pacific
Parthenope massena Northeast Atlantic
Platylambrus fraterculus rough elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean. 1.83 CW
Platylambrus granulata bladetooth elbow crab Western Atlantic
Platylambrus granulatus Western Central Atlantic.
Platylambrus pourtalesii spinous elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean. 2.7 CW
Platylambrus prensor Indo-West Pacific
Platylambrus serratus sawtooth elbow crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Pseudolambrus bicornis two-horned yellow crab Western Central Pacific
Pseudolambrus bispinosus Western Central Pacific.
Pseudolambrus confragosus Western Central Pacific.
Pseudolambrus constrictus Southwest Pacific
Pseudolambrus harpax Eastern Indian Ocean
Pseudolambrus planus Western Central Pacific.
Pseudolambrus tarpeius Western Central Pacific.
Rhinolambrus contrarius crabs Indo-Pacific
Rhinolambrus cybelis Western Central Pacific.
Rhinolambrus longispinus black long-armed crab Western Central Pacific
Rhinolambrus pelagicus Western Central Pacific
Rhinolambrus rudis Western Central Pacific.
Solenolambrus decemspinosus Western Central Atlantic.
Solenolambrus tenellus Western Central Atlantic.
Solenolambrus typicus Western Central Atlantic.
Spinolambrus macrochelos Eastern Atlantic and the
Thyrolambrus astroides Western Atlantic and Indo
Thyrolambrus efflorescens Indo-Pacific.
Thyrolambrus verrucibrachium Eastern Central Pacific
Tutankhamen cristatipes Western Central Atlantic.
Zarenkolambrus epibranchialis Southeast Pacific
Zarenkolambrus minutus Eastern Central Pacific



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