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A new species of the genus Munida Leach, 1819 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Galatheidae) from the Western Indian Ocean, with the redescription of M. africana Doflein and Balss, 1913
E. Macpherson

A new speciesof the genus Munida Leach, 1818 from the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Aden) isdescribed and illustrated. The new species, M. rubiesi, is close to M.remota Baba, 1989, from Madagascar and M. africana Doflein andBalss, 1913, from Somalia. A redescription of the type material of M.africana is also provided.

Keywords: Crustacea Decapoda, Galatheidae, Munida, New Species, Indian Ocean.
Contents of this volume Sci. Mar. 55(4) : 551-556 Back PDF
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