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Lonchodactylus messingi, a New Genus and Species of Cyclodorippidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Bahamas

  title={Lonchodactylus messingi, a New Genus and Species of Cyclodorippidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Bahamas},
  author={Marcos Domingos Siqueira Tavares and Rafael Lemaitre},
—A new genus and species of the family Cyclodorippidae, Lonchodactylus messingi, is described from specimens collected in the Bahamas using a research submersible. The new genus is more closely related to two Indo-West Pacific genera (Genkaia Miyake & Takeda and Phyllotymolinum Tavares) than to any other cyclodorippid from the coasts of America. Morphological similarities and differences between these genera are discussed. Six genera and twenty species of the family Cyclodorippidae Ortmann… 
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