First report of the shrimp genus Typton Costa, 1844 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in Venezuela

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Jonathan Vera-Caripe
Carlos Gomez

Abstract

After the review of six unidentied shrimp specimens of the family Palaemonidae,
belonging to the reference collection of decapod crustaceans of GICUDONE, two species of the
genus Typton, T. carneus and T. fapespae, are reported for the rst time in Venezuela. With these
new additions, the number of coastal and estuarine marine genera and species of the Palaemonidae
family that are known in the country increases to 18 and 39, respectively.

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Vera-Caripe, J., & Gomez, C. (2021). First report of the shrimp genus Typton Costa, 1844 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in Venezuela. Journal of Biological Studies, 4(2), 82–92. Retrieved from https://onlinejbs.com/index.php/jbs/article/view/5891
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