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Free Content A New Genus and Three New Species of Hermit Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae) from the Western Atlantic Ocean

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Enneobranchus, a new genus of hermit crabs of the family Paguridae, and its three new species from the western Atlantic Ocean are described and illustrated. A key to the species is presented. The nine pairs of branchiae, characteristic of Enneobranchus represents the minimum number of gills recorded in the superfamily Paguroidea.

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Publication date: 01 January 1988

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