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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Chionoecetes opilio (Fabricius, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Cancer phalangium (not J. C. Fabricius, 1775) O. Fabricius, 1780: 234.
Cancer opilio O. Fabricius, 1788: 182.
Chionoecetes opilio Krøyer, 1838: 249. -- Rathbun, 1893: 74, pl. 4, figs 5-7. -- Rathbun, 1925: 233, pls 84, 85. -- Yokoya, 1933: 165. -- Sakai, 1934a: 295. -- Sakai, 1936b: 93, pl. 23. -- Kamita, 1941b: 68, fig. 30. -- Garth, 1958: 150, pl. 1, fig. 5, pl. 14. -- Kim, 1970: 24. -- Kim, 1973: 525, 663, fig. 245, pl. 52, fig. 191. -- Sakai, 1976a: 185, pl. 64. -- Suzuki S., 1979: 309. -- Miyake, 1983: 31, pl. 11, fig. 1. -- Komai et al., 1992: 200(list). -- Takeda & Miyauchi, 1992: 147. -- Muraoka, 1998: 24.
Chionoecetes behringianus Stimpson, 1857a: 84. -- Stimpson, 1907: 8.
Peloplatus pallasii Gerstäcker, 1856: 105, pl. 1, fig. 1.
Chionoecetes chilensis Streets, 1870: 106.
Chionoecetes opilio elongatus Rathbun, 1924a: 3. -- Sakai, 1938a: 275, pl. 28. -- Takeda, 1973c: 39.

Snow crab [English]
Zuwaigani [Japanese]

Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio)