WoRMS taxon details

Kiwa Macpherson, W. Jones & Segonzac, 2005

249750  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:249750)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 27(4): 709-723. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology The name refers to the goddess of the shellfish in the Polynesian mythology (Kiwa). The gender is femine.  
Etymology The name refers to the goddess of the shellfish in the Polynesian mythology (Kiwa). The gender is femine. [details]
WoRMS (2021). Kiwa Macpherson, W. Jones & Segonzac, 2005. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=249750 on 2021-05-09
Date
action
by
2007-12-05 05:30:54Z
created
2018-04-29 16:37:19Z
changed
2020-11-12 13:33:24Z
changed

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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. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 27(4): 709-723. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From other sources
Etymology The name refers to the goddess of the shellfish in the Polynesian mythology (Kiwa). The gender is femine. [details]
Kiwa hirsuta
 Kiwa hirsuta
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