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A new species of Biffarius Manning & Felder, 1991 (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) from the intertidal coast of northeastern Brazil

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Author(s):
Hernaez, Patricio [1, 2] ; Miranda, Marcel S. [3] ; Tavares, Marcos [4]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Tarapaca UTA, Fac Ciencias, Ctr Estudios Marinos & Limnol, Av Gen Velasquez 1775, Arica - Chile
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Grp Pesquisa Biol Crustaceos CRUSTA, Campus Litoral Paulista, BR-11330900 Sao Vicente, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, Programa Posgrad Biol Anim, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04263000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4759, n. 4, p. 575-583, APR 6 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

A new species of intertidal ghost shrimp, Biffarius botterae, is described from Maranhao and Ceara in northeastern Brazilian coast. Diagnostic features of the new species include: (1) antennular peduncle shorter than antennal peduncle; (2) male major cheliped massive: (3) male pleopod 2 uniramous, vestigial: (4) uropodal endopod widening distally, inner lateral margin convex; and (5) anterodorsal plate of uropodal exopod absent. Biffarius Manning \& Felder, 1991, now consists of four species: B. biformis (Biffar, 1971), B. botterae sp. nov., B. delicatulus Rodrigues \& Manning, 1992, and B. limosus (Poore, 1975). A key to the species of Biffarius is provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/09020-0 - Diversity and geographical distribution in ghost shrimps (Infraorders Axiidea and Gebiidea), along the Brazilian coast: an ecological approach to biogeographical patterns of distribution.
Grantee:Patricio Alejandro Hernáez Bové
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/17718-5 - Are the deep-sea faunas of the north and south Atlantic connected? a study based on the taxonomy of caudofoveate aplacophorans (Mollusca)
Grantee:Marcel Sabino Miranda
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate