Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Dendrobranchiata > Superfamily Penaeoidea > Family Aristeidae > Genus Plesiopenaeus

Plesiopenaeus armatus (Spence Bate, 1881)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PlesiopenaeusSpence Bate, 1881accepted genus name


basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

Fischer, W. & G. Bianchi (Eds.) (1984). FAO Species identification sheets For Fisheries Purposes: Western Indian Ocean. FAO, Rome.

additional source

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas

additional source

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

additional source

Pérez Farfante, I. & B. Kensley, 1997. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps and prawns of the world. Keys and diagnoses for the families and genera.— Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle 175: 1-233.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Fransen, C. (2014). Plesiopenaeus armatus (Spence Bate, 1881). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107085




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