Specimen Information

Platychirograpsus spectabilis
(saber crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID4295
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusPlatychirograpsus
Speciesspectabilis
Common Namesaber crab
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityBuckhorn Creek a tributary of the Alafia River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAlafia
HUC8 Number03100204
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on imported logs
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9312
Author:Mattson, R., and G. Warren
Date:1996
Title:Notes on the lesser known benthos of Florida: Platychirograpsus spectabilis Rathbun, 1914.
Publisher:Florida Association of Benthologists
Volume:10
Issue:2
Pages:9
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1652
Author:McCann, J.A., L.N. Arkin, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1996
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic and Selected Terrestrial Species of Florida. Status, Pathways, Dates of Introduction, Range Distributions, and Significant Ecological and Economic Effects.
Publisher:Florida Caribbean Science Center, U S Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:301 pp
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWayne Price, University of Tampa
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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