Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Caridea > Superfamily Palaemonoidea > Family Palaemonidae > Subfamily Palaemoninae > Genus Palaemon

Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902b

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PalaemonWeber, 1795accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: rugstreepsteurgarnaal
 English: Oriental shrimp


original description

Rathbun, M.J., 1902b. Japanese stalk-eyed crustaceans.— Proceedings of the United States National Mu­seum 26: 23-55.

basis of record

d'Udekem d'Acoz, C.; Faasse, M.; Dumoulin, E.; De Blauwe, H. (2005). Occurrence of the Asian shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, with a key to the Palaemonidae of north-western Europe (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridae). Ned. Faunist. Meded. 22: 95-111

additional source

González-Ortegón, E.; Cuesta, J.A. (2006). An illustrated key to species of Palaemon and Palaemonetes (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from European waters, including the alien species Palaemon macrodactylus. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86(1): 93-102

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.



External Links

Link To GBIF


De Grave, S.; Fransen, C. (2012). Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902b. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181372




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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