Munidopsis reynoldsi (A. Milne Edwards, 1880) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae): lectotype designation and redescription

Marcos TAVARES & Priscila CAMPINHO

en Zoosystema 20 (2) - Pages 411-417

Published on 13 July 1998

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

A lectotype for the deep-sea squat lobster Munidopsis reynoldsi (A. Milne Edwards, 1880) from the Caribbean region is selected herein. The female lectotype is redescribed and illustrations of the types are given. Comparison with and illustrations of a non-type male from the Caribbean is also included.


Munidopsis, squat lobster, deep-sea, benthos, Caribbean Sea.

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