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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKiwa Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005 
AphiaID: 249750

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPleocyemata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomura (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirostyloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwaidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwa hirsuta Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005 (type by original designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwaidae Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwaidae Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005
Source  original description Macpherson E.; Jones W.; Segonzac M. (2005). A new squat lobster family of Galatheoidea (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura) from the hydrothermal vents of the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge. Zoosystema 27 (4) : 709-723., available online at http://www.mnhn.fr/museum/front/medias/publication/6892_z05n4a3.pdf [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwa hirsuta Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKiwa puravida Thurber, Jones & Schnabel, 2011
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The name refers to the goddess of the shellfish in the Polynesian mythology (Kiwa). The gender is femine. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Kiwa hirsuta
Kiwa hirsuta
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:249750
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2007-12-05 05:30:54Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Kiwa Macpherson, Jones & Segonzac, 2005. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=249750 on 2014-04-20
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