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Upogebiidae of the world (Decapoda, Thalassinidea).


Upogebiidae of the world (Decapoda, Thalassinidea).

Sakai, Katsushi.



185 pages



Crustaceana monographs; 6


Its 156 species are found in Japan, Madagascar, Nigeria, Taiwan, Cameroon, France, Costa Rica, Mexico, and most points between, and through long years of study it has been found that the family Upogebiidae Borradaile consists of two subfamilies, the Upogebiidae Borradaile with nine genera (including two new genera) and the Neogebiculinae Sakai with two (including one new genera). This comprehensive revision, based on new material, reassesses the generic structure and confirms the existence of the two subfamilies. Entries for families, subfamilies, genera and species include diagnoses, remarks, type genus or species, and genera include the relevant species. Species entries include the material examined or confirmed, remarks, type locality and distribution. Sakai includes line drawings, extensive references and a taxonomic index.

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