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Pinnotheridae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Pleocyemata
Scientific name  Pinnotheridae
Higher classification  Pinnotheroidea
Order  Decapoda
Subphylum  Crustacea
Infraorder  Brachyura
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Family
Pinnotheridae Flickriver Arthur Anker39s photos tagged with pinnotheridae
Superfamily  Pinnotheroidea De Haan, 1833
Lower classifications  Pea crab, Parapinnixa, Gemmotheres, Parapinnixa hendersoni, Parapinnixa bouvieri, Zaops

The Pinnotheridae are a family of tiny soft-bodied crabs that live commensally in the mantles of certain bivalve molluscs (and the occasional large gastropod mollusc species in genera such as Strombus and Haliotis). The earliest fossils attributable to the Pinnotheridae date from the Danian.

Pinnotheridae Flickriver Arthur Anker39s photos tagged with pinnotheridae

Genera and species

This is a comprehensive list of species in the family, as of 2008:

Pinnotheridae Flickriver Arthur Anker39s photos tagged with pinnotheridae
Pinnotheridae Greenlipped mussels Perna canaliculus infected with the pest pea
Pinnotheridae httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Pinnotheridae PINNOTHERIDAE Pinnotheres pholadis ID448947 Shell Detail

References

Pinnotheridae Wikipedia


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