Kellnerius , Santana, William, Pinheiro, Allysson P., Da Silva, Caroline M. R. & Saraiva, Antônio Álamo, 2013

Santana, William, Pinheiro, Allysson P., Da Silva, Caroline M. R. & Saraiva, Antônio Álamo, 2013, A new fossil caridean shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda) from the Cretaceous (Albian) of the Romualdo Formation, Araripe Basin, northeastern Brazil, Zootaxa 3620 (2), pp. 293-300: 294

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3620.2.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3505A511-1BF3-4A9F-AD06-A5AE5FD51D22

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CC6615-FFA0-F233-FF64-673EFF69F8E5

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scientific name

Kellnerius
status

n. gen.

Kellnerius  n. gen.

Type species: Kellnerius jamacaruensis  n. sp. by present designation.

Etymology: This genus is dedicated to the palaeontologist Alexander Wilhelm Armin Kellner in recognition of his extensive contributions to the studies of the Araripe basin, as well as Brazilian fossils. Gender masculine.

Diagnosis: Rostrum with 5 spines; scaphocerite large, longer than rostrum with slightly rounded lateral margin; third abdominal somite with distinct groove in the first one-third portion of tergite that does not extend to pleurite.