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NameCrosnier, A., 1987a. Les espèces indo-ouest-pacifiques d’eau profonde du genre Metapenaeopsis (Crustacea, Decapoda Penaeidae).— Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (4) section A, Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie animales 9: 409-453.
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AbstractThe numerous samples collected during the MUSORSTOM I, II and III expeditions in the Philippines to which were added those of te Corindon II and IV expeditions in Indonesia, those of the 'Vauban' made from 1970 to 1974 around Madagascar, as well as various others, particularly collected in the Red Sea, Australia and New Caledonia, have permitted a reexamination of the Indo-West Pacific deap-sea Metapenaeopsis. Ten species, of which three, M. liui, M. angusta and M. erythraea are new, and one subspecies, M. provocatoria longirostris, also new, are recognised. A key to the species and subspecies, as well as illustrations of each are included.
Taxa
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapenaeopsis angusta Crosnier, 1987 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapenaeopsis erythraea Crosnier, 1987 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapenaeopsis liui Crosnier, 1987 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapenaeopsis provocatoria longirostris Crosnier, 1987a (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapenaeopsis scotti Champion, 1973 (basis of record)
Distributions
(4)
Madagascar for Metapenaeopsis scotti Champion, 1973
Red Sea for Metapenaeopsis erythraea Crosnier, 1987
Reunion for Metapenaeopsis scotti Champion, 1973
Tanzania for Metapenaeopsis scotti Champion, 1973
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