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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThia scutellata (Fabricius, 1793)

marine
Fabricius, J. C. (1793). Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species Adjectis Synonimis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Christ. Gottl. Proft., Hafniae. 2: i-viii + 1-519., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36532 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small, flat crab with a cordiform carapax...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small, flat crab with a cordiform carapax notched around the edge with a dense fringe of long hairs.
Up to 20 mm long. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In both periods Thia scutellata was found on...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In both periods Thia scutellata was found on the Belgian part of the North Sea with a low distribution frequency and in low densities (maximum 30 ind./m2). The species was mainly observed outside the coastal zone. [details]
Fransen, C.; Türkay, M. (2007). Thia scutellata (Fabricius, 1793). Accessed through: Taxa used on the Macrobel website at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107281 on 2017-12-16

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Fabricius, J. C. (1793). Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species Adjectis Synonimis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Christ. Gottl. Proft., Hafniae. 2: i-viii + 1-519., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36532 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Adema, J.P.H.M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small, flat crab with a cordiform carapax notched around the edge with a dense fringe of long hairs.
Up to 20 mm long. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution In both periods Thia scutellata was found on the Belgian part of the North Sea with a low distribution frequency and in low densities (maximum 30 ind./m2). The species was mainly observed outside the coastal zone. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Thia scutellata prefers coarse-grained sediments with a low mud content (maximum 10%). The coarser the sediment, the larger the chance of finding this particular species. However, the relative occurrence never exceeds 25%. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Originally described as Hippa scutellata Fabricius, 1793 [details]
 

Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorteennagelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolystkrabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornagelkrab  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolished crab  [details]