Chinese Mitten Crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853Non-native  -  Invasive    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Malacostraca   >   Order Decapoda   >   Family Varunidae   >   Genus Eriocheir   


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A Chinese Mitten Crab in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/29/2009). Note: this individual is missing both claws. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

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