Pylopaguropsis lemaitrei, a new species of hermit crab (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from French Polynesia.

@article{Asakura2003PylopaguropsisLA,
  title={Pylopaguropsis lemaitrei, a new species of hermit crab (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from French Polynesia.},
  author={A. Asakura and G. Paulay},
  journal={Crustacean research},
  year={2003},
  volume={32},
  pages={13-25}
}
  • A. Asakura, G. Paulay
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • Crustacean research
  • Pylopagurops is lemaitrei, new species, is described from French Polynesia. It closely resembles P. lewinsohni McLaughlin & Haig, 1989, in having three longitudinal sulci on the lateral face of the propodus of the right third pereopod. The new species is eas­ ily distinguished from the latter by the coloration and morphology of the che- lipeds, ambulatory pereopods and tel- son. Coloration of the chelipeds and ambulatory pereopods of the new species is very similar to that of P. kei­ jii… CONTINUE READING
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