Go to content
UR Home

Redescription of the hermit crab Diogenes pugilator (Decapoda: Anomura) reveals the existence of a species complex in the Atlanto-Mediterranean transition zone, resulting in the resurrection of D. curvimanus and the description of a new species

Almón, Bruno ; Cuesta, Jose A ; Schubart, Christoph D ; Armenia, Lisa ; Enrique García-Raso, J



Abstract

Examination of material from the coasts of the Iberian Peninsula and nearby areas has revealed that more than one species is mixed under the name for the common diogenid hermit crab, Diogenes pugilator. In this study, three species are recognized, primarily on the basis of a combination of morphological characters and live colour patterns. Diogenes pugilator is redescribed on the basis of a ...

plus


Owner only: item control page
  1. Homepage UR

University Library

Publication Server

Contact:

Publishing: oa@ur.de
0941 943 -4239 or -69394

Dissertations: dissertationen@ur.de
0941 943 -3904

Research data: datahub@ur.de
0941 943 -5707

Contact persons