Lebbeus

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Lebbeus
Lebbeus cribrinopsis - 01.jpg
Lebbeus grandimanus on Cribrinopsis fernaldi sea anemone
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Thoridae
Genus: Lebbeus
White, 1847 [1]
Type species
Lebbeus orthorhynchus
(Leach mss) White, 1847 [2]

Lebbeus is a genus of shrimp in the family Thoridae. It includes a species whose name was auctioned in 2009 to raise funds for conservation; Luc Longley won with a bid of A$3,600, and named the shrimp Lebbeus clarehanna.[3] The following species are included:[4][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lebbeus White, 1847". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved January 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b A. J. Bruce (2010). "Lebbeus rubrodentatus sp. nov. (Crustacea: Caridea: Hippolytidae) from the Australian North West Shelf" (PDF). The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 26: 75–77. 
  3. ^ Bob Grant (2009). "Shrimpus eBayicus". The Scientist. 23 (12): 19. 
  4. ^ Michael Türkay (2011). "Lebbeus". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 27, 2011.