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An unusual new species of paguroid (<I>Crustacea, Anomura, Paguridae</I>) from deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico

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dc.contributor.author Lemaitre, Rafael en
dc.contributor.author Vázquez-Bader, Ana Rosa en
dc.contributor.author Gracia, Adolfo en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-20T15:15:36Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-20T15:15:36Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Lemaitre, Rafael, Vázquez-Bader, Ana Rosa, and Gracia, Adolfo. 2014. "An unusual new species of paguroid (Crustacea, Anomura, Paguridae) from deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico." <em>ZooKeys</em>. 57&ndash;67. <a href="https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.449.8541">https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.449.8541</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1313-2989
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/25382
dc.description.abstract A new hermit crab species of the family Paguridae, Tomopaguropsisahkinpechensis sp. n., is described from deep waters (780-827 m) of the Gulf of Mexico. This is the second species of Tomopaguropsis known from the western Atlantic, and the fifth worldwide. The new species is morphologically most similar to a species from Indonesia, Tomopaguropsiscrinita McLaughlin, 1997, the two having ocular peduncles that diminish in width distally, reduced corneas, dense cheliped setation, and males lacking paired pleopods 1. The calcified figs on the branchiostegite and anterodorsally on the posterior carapace, and the calcified first pleonal somite that is not fused to the last thoracic somite, are unusual paguroid characters. A discussion of the affinities and characters that define this new species is included, along with a key to all five species of Tomopaguropsis. en
dc.relation.ispartof ZooKeys en
dc.title An unusual new species of paguroid (<I>Crustacea, Anomura, Paguridae</I>) from deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 133114
dc.identifier.doi 10.3897/zookeys.449.8541
rft.jtitle ZooKeys
rft.issue 449
rft.spage 57
rft.epage 67
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Invertebrate Zoology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage 57
dc.citation.epage 67


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