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Hermit crabs of the genus Nematopagurus (Crustacea, Decapoda, Paguridae) from south-eastern South Africa and Madagascar: new records and new species

Patsy A. McLAUGHLIN

en Zoosystema 20 (2) - Pages 315-338

Published on 13 July 1998

This article is a part of the thematic issue Papers in honour of Alain Crosnier

As part of an ongoing review of the hermit crab genus Nematopagurus A. Milne Edwards et Bouvier, a small, but diverse collection of specimens from eastern South Africa and Madagascar is reported on. Of the seven species present, four represent new taxa, two from South Africa and two from Madagascar. Three species are new records for South Africa.

Keywords :

Hermit crabs, Nematopagurus, new species, new records, southern Africa.

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