- Northern smooth shore crab
Northern smooth shore crab Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Crustacea Class: Malacostraca Order: Decapoda Infraorder: Brachyura Family: Varunidae Genus: Cyclograpsus Species: C. insularum Binomial name Cyclograpsus insularum
Campbell & Griffin, 1966
The northern smooth shore crab, Cyclograpsus insularum, is a marine crab of the family Varunidae, found around Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, the Kermadec Islands and in New Zealand from North Cape to East Cape. Their carapace width is up to 22 millimetres (0.87 in).
- ^ a b C. L. McLay (1988). "Brachyura and crab-like Anomura of New Zealand". Leigh Laboratory Bulletin (University of Auckland) 22: 1–463. http://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/handle/2292/3450.
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