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Free Content New Records and New Species of Ghost Shrimps (Crustacea: Thalassinidea) from Venezuela

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Abstract:

Based on collections of Venezuelan ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Thalassinidea), three new records Cheramus marginatus (Rathbun, 1901), Crosniera minima (Rathbun, 1901) and Neocallichirus sp., and two new species (Gourretia biffari and G. laresi) are described and illustrated in this paper. The present record of Gourretia in Venezuela also constitutes the first report of this genus in the Western Atlantic.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1994-07-01

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