Clypeasterophilus, a new genus to receive the small-palped species of the Dissodactylus complex (Brachyura : Pinnotheridae)

  title={Clypeasterophilus, a new genus to receive the small-palped species of the Dissodactylus complex (Brachyura : Pinnotheridae)},
  author={Ernesto Campos and Hugh Griffith},
  journal={Journal of Crustacean Biology},
ABSTRACT Clypeasterophilus, new genus, is erected to receive 4 species currently assigned to Dissodactylus Smith, 1870: D. rugatus Bouvier, 1917; D. juvenilis Bouvier, 1917; D. stebbingi Rathbun, 1918; and D. ususfructus Griffith, 1987. The new genus is characterized by (1) the continuous anterolateral margins of the carapace, (2) the palp of the third maxilliped slender and shorter than widest point of the ischium-merus, (3) the male telson subpentagonal, and (4) gonopods that narrow abruptly… 

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