Periclimenaeus maxillulidens (Schmitt, 1936)

Pachelle, Paulo P. G., Leray, Matthieu, Anker, Arthur & Lasley, Robert, 2018, Five new records of marine shrimps (Decapoda: Caridea, Stenopodidea) from the Caribbean coast of Panama, Zootaxa 4438 (1), pp. 128-136: 132

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Periclimenaeus maxillulidens (Schmitt, 1936)


Periclimenaeus maxillulidens (Schmitt, 1936) 

Material examined. Panama, Bocas del Toro: 1 ovigerous ♀ (cl 2.4 mm), FLMNHAbout FLMNH UF 47316View Materials, Isla Popa, lat. 9.23055 / long. -82.121544, epibiont growth on mangrove roots, coll. R. Lasley,  .

Remarks. The Panamanian specimen agrees in all aspects with the description and illustrations provided by Holthuis (1951). The species was described from Bonaire and later recorded from Florida (off Cape San Blas) and Mexico (Yucatán) ( Santana-Moreno et al. 2013). The ovigerous female from Bocas del Toro represents the first record of the species for the Caribbean coast of Panama.


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