Munidopsidae

Munidopsidae

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Overview

Diagnostic Description

Carapace dorsally smooth, tuberculate, spinose or with transverse striae. Rostrum well-developed, subtriangular or spiniform, supraocular spines absent. Telson distinctly or indistinctly subdivided into several plates. Eyes reduced or with well-developed corneas. Mandible having incisor edge entire. Mxp1 exopod without lash or with reduced lash. Mxp3 with epipod.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Baba, Keiji; Macpherson, Enrique

Synonymy

Munidopsinae Ortmann, 1898 [1898–1901]: 1151. – Balss 1957: 1596. – Baba 1988: 53 (key). – Baba and Williams 1998: 155 (key). – Baba 2005: 67 (key).

Shinkaiinae Baba and Williams, 1998: 152, 155 (key). – Baba 2005: 67 (key).

Munidopsidae. – Ahyong et al. 2010: 63.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Baba, Keiji; Macpherson, Enrique

Type Data

Type genus. Munidopsis Whiteaves, 1874.

Author(s): Taylor, Joanne
Rights holder(s): Baba, Keiji; Macpherson, Enrique

Taxonomic Children

Total: 4

Galacantha, Leiogalathea, Munidopsis, Shinkaia