Periclimenes batei

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Periclimenes batei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Caridea
Family: Palaemonidae
Genus: Periclimenes
Species: P. batei
Binomial name
Periclimenes batei
Borradaile, 1888

Periclimenes batei is a species of shrimp found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1] It was first named by L. A. Borradaile in 1888,[1] in commemoration of Charles Spence Bate who wrote the section on shrimp in the reports of the Challenger expedition.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2009). "Periclimenes batei (Borradaile, 1888)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved September 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ Hans G. Hansson. "Charles Spence Bate". Biographical Etymology of Marine Organism Names. Göteborgs Universitet. Retrieved September 20, 2010.