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A new species of troglobitic freshwater prawn of the genus Macrobrachium from southern China (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae)

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Li, J and Cai, Y and Clarke, AK, A new species of troglobitic freshwater prawn of the genus Macrobrachium from southern China (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae), Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54, (2) pp. 277-282. ISSN 0217-2445 (2006) [Refereed Article]

Abstract

A new species of troglobitic freshwater prawn of the genus Macrobrachium from Guangxi Province in southern China is described and illustrated in detail. Morphological comparisons with allied epigean species and known troglobitic congeners are given. The new species is characterized by its highly degenerated eyes, smooth and slender second pereiopods, elongated telson and the unarmed preanal region. © National University of Singapore.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary Biology
Research Field:Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Author:Clarke, AK (Mr Arthur Clarke)
ID Code:45299
Year Published:2006
Web of Science® Times Cited:7
Deposited By:Zoology
Deposited On:2007-07-10
Last Modified:2007-07-10
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