Pinnotheres atrinicola

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Pinnotheres atrinicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Pinnotheridae
Genus: Pinnotheres
Species: P. atrinicola
Binomial name
Pinnotheres atrinicola
Page, 1983

Pinnotheres atrinicola is a small crab that lives symbiotically in the horse mussel Atrina zelandica around New Zealand. This species was recognised as being distinct from Pinnotheres novaezelandiae in 1983.[1]


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