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Holthuis, L.B.

AuthorsJ.C. den Hartog, L.B. Holthuis
TitleA note on an interesting association of the crab Platypodiella picta (A. Milne-Edwards 1869) and species of Zoantharia
JournalCourier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg
Volume68
Year1984
Pages21-29
ISSN0341-4116
KeywordsPlatypodi ella picta; Zoantharia; crab; CANCAP; Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie; Macaronesian Islands; Senegal
AbstractIn the framework of the CANCAP-Project, a long-term oceanographic collecting program performed by the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, extensive shore collections were made from 1976 onwards on most of the Macaronesian Islands. During the collecting trips, a very ornamental crab, Platypodi ella picta (A.MILNE EDWARDS, 1869) was found on three occasions by the senior author. In addition the species was collected on the coast of Senegal. In all cases it was found associated with species of Zoantharia.
Classification42.74
Document typearticle
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