Uroptychus

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Uroptychus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Anomura
Family: Chirostylidae
Genus: Uroptychus
Henderson, 1888
Synonyms [1]

Diptychus Milne-Edwards, 1880 [junior homonym of Diptychus Steindachner, 1866]

Uroptychus is a genus of squat lobsters in the family Chirostylidae found across the Indo-Pacific.[1] The genus Uroptychus contains the following species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b P. J. F. Davie (2002). "Chirostylidae". Crustacea: Malocostraca: Eucarida (Part 2), Decapoda: Anomura, Brachyura. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. 19. CSIRO Publishing. pp. 29–32. ISBN 9780643067929. 
  2. ^ Michael Türkay (2012). "Uroptychus Henderson, 1888". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ Baba, Keiji; Wicksten, Mary K. (2017). "Uroptychus atlanticus, a new species of squat lobster (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Chirostylidae) from the western Atlantic Ocean". Zootaxa. 4227 (2): 295–300. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4227.2.10. ISSN 1175-5334. 

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