Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Anomura > Superfamily Galatheoidea > Family Munidopsidae > Genus Munidopsis

Munidopsis curvirostra Whiteaves, 1874

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MunidopsisWhiteaves, 1874accepted genus name


original description

Whiteaves J.F. (1874). On recent deep-sea dredging operations in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3, 7, pp. 210-219.

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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Baba K., Macpherson E., Poore G., Ahyong S., Bermudez A., Cabezas P., Lin C., Nizinski M., Rodrigues C. & Schnabel K. 2008. Catalogue of squat lobsters of the world (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura—families Chirostylidae, Galatheidae and Kiwaidae). (Zootaxa 1905). 220 pp.; 30 cm.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Pohle, G.W. 1988. A guide to the deep-sea shrimp and shrimp-like decapod Crustacea of Atlantic Canada. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1657, 29 p.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection
Barcode of Life (3 barcodes)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Munidopsis curvirostra Whiteaves, 1874. 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:107175




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