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Synalpheus pinkfloydi sp. nov., a new pistol shrimp from the tropical eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Alpheidae)

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A new, conspicuously coloured species of the alpheid genus Synalpheus Spence Bate, 1888, is described based on material collected on the Pacific coast of Panama. Synalpheus pinkfloydi sp. nov. is closely related to the western Atlantic S. antillensis Coutière, 1909, the two taxa being transisthmian, cryptic sister species. Both species are characterised by the distal areas of their major and minor chelae coloured in an intense, almost glowing pink-red. The morphological differences between S....

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10.11646/zootaxa.4254.1.7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Natural History Museum
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Author
Publisher:
Magnolia Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Zootaxa Journal website
Volume:
4254
Issue:
1
Pages:
111-119
Publication date:
2017-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-07
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ISSN:
1175-5334
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689380
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pubs:689380
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uuid:5f5da336-9ed4-47fd-850a-501553b3df03
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pubs:689380
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2017-04-13

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