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Conchodytes biunguiculatus

Pontiniine Shrimp of the Black Lipped Pearl Oyster (Pinctada margaritifera)


 Alistair Lavers (2013)

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References & Links

Bracken, H., De Grave, S., Felder, D. (2009). "Phylogeny of the Infraorder Caridea Based on Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genes (Crustacea: Decapoda)." Crustacean Issues,18, pp. 281-305.

De Grave, S. (1999). "Pontoniinae (Crustacea: Decapoda :Palaemonidae) associated  with bivalve molluscs from Hansa Bay, Papua New Guinea". Biology, 65, pp. 125-141.

Fransen, C. (1994). "Marine palaemonoid shrimps of the Netherlands Seychelles expedition 1992-1993". Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden), 0(297), pp. 86-149.

Hipeau-Jacquotte, R. (1974). "A Study on the Pontiniinid Shrimps Palaemonidae Associated with the Pinnidae Mollusks at Tulear Madagascar Malagasy-Republic". Archives deZoologie Experimentale et Generale, 115(3), pp. 359-386.

Ruppert, E., Fox, R.,Barnes, R. (2004), "Invertebrate Zoology: A Functional Evolutionary Approach", 7th Edition, Brooks/Cole,Belmont, California, USA.

Takeda, S., Tamura, S.,Washio, M. (1997). "Relationship between the pea crab Pinnixa tumida and its endobenthic holothurian host Paracaudina chilensis". Marine Ecology Progress Series, 149(1-3)pp. 143-154.

Porter, M.,Pérez-Losada, M., Crandall, K.( 2005). "Model-based multi-locus estimation of decapod phylogeny and divergence times." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 37(2), pp. 355-369.

Xin-zheng, L., Rui-Yu, L. (2002). "Report on pontoniine shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) collected by joint Chinese-Germanmarine biology expeditions to Hainan Island, South China Sea I. Anchisius, Conchodytes, Coralliocaris."20(4), pp. 371-377.

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