Aliaporcellana

Osawa, Masayuki, 2007, Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands, Zootaxa 1548, pp. 1-49: 5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.178040

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Aliaporcellana
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Key to species of Aliaporcellana  

1. Rostrum with lateral lobes produced and visible in dorsal view. Dactylus of smaller cheliped with acute, slender teeth on dorsoflexor (posterior) margin .......................................................................................... 2

- Rostrum with lateral lobes produced but usually not visible in dorsal view. Dactylus of smaller cheliped unarmed or crenulated on dorsoflexor margin............................................................................................. 3

2. Lateral lobes of rostrum serrated or tuberculated on anterior margin. Dactyli of ambulatory legs each with small corneous spine on flexor margin .............................................................. A. pygmaea   (de Man, 1902)

- Lateral lobes of rostrum each terminating in small spine. Dactyli of ambulatory legs unarmed on flexor margin ............................................................................................... A. kikuchii   Nakasone & Miyake, 1969

3. Dactyli of ambulatory legs each with flexor claw larger than but subequal in length to extensor claw, flexor margin without rounded knob .................................................................... A. suluensis   ( Dana, 1852)

- Dactyli of ambulatory legs each with flexor claw distinctly larger than extensor claw, flexor margin with proximal rounded knob ................................................................................ A. telestophila   ( Johnson, 1958)