Notes On Male Pleopod Morphology in the Brachyuran Crab Family Panopeidae Ortmann, 1893, Sensu Guinot (1978) (Decapoda)

@inproceedings{Martin1986NotesOM,
  title={Notes On Male Pleopod Morphology in the Brachyuran Crab Family Panopeidae Ortmann, 1893, Sensu Guinot (1978) (Decapoda)},
  author={J. W. Martin and Lawrence G. Abele},
  year={1986}
}
Clearly, the taxonomic situation within the Xanthidae s.l. is confused and relationships among the presently accepted panopeid genera are complex. If pleopod characters are used to the exclusion of other characters such as carapace morphology, then the panopeid genera are in need of further revision. Specifically, the genus Panopeus could be expanded to include several species currently in other genera or other subfamilies (the Eucratopsinae), while some species placed by Guinot (1978) in the… CONTINUE READING

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