Key:  Family Galatheidae

Phylum Arthropoda
 Subphylum Crustacea
  Class Malacostraca
   Subclas Eumalacostraca
    Superorder Eucarida
     Order Decapoda
      Suborder Pleocyemata
       Infraorder Anomura
        Superfamily Galatheoidea

Taken primarily from  Kozloff, 1987, 1996  (Copyright 1987, 1996, University of Washington Press.  Used in this web page by permission of University of Washington Press)
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1a  Eyes with dark pigment, faceted, exopodite of maxilliped terminating in a flagellum; sometimes fairly common at depths greater than about 20 m Munida quadrispina
1b Eyes without dark pigment, not faceted; exopodite of first maxilliped not terminating in a flagellum; not likely to be taken except in deep water on the continental shelf Munidopsis quadrata

Taxonomic Levels Represented in This Key:
 Munida quadrispina

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