Stenopus

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Stenopus
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Stenopus hispidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Stenopodidea
Family: Stenopodidae
Genus: Stenopus
Latreille, 1819 [1]
Type species
Palaemon hispidus
Olivier, 1811

Stenopus is a genus of swimming decapod crustaceans containing eleven species,[2] including Stenopus hispidus, a common aquarium pet. Stenopus contains the following species:[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stenopus Latreille, 1819". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved June 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Tomomi Saito, Junji Okuno & Tin-Yam Chan (2009). "New species of Stenopus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Stenopodidae) from the Indo-West Pacific, with a redefinition of the genus" (PDF). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 20: 109–120. 
  3. ^ Sammy De Grave & Michael Türkay (2010). "Stenopus Latreille, 1819". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 3, 2011.