The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Lightiella serendipita Jones, 1961

San Francisco horseshoe shrimp

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1988

Rediscoverd in 2017

 

Distribution

San Francisco Bay, Brooks Island, California, USA

 

Biology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Jones, Meredith L. (1961). Lightiella serendipita gen. nov., sp. nov., a Cephalocarid from San Francisco Bay, California. Crustaceana 3(1): 31-46. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Garcia, Crystal et al. (2020). Rediscovery of the horseshoe shrimp Lightiella serendipita Jones, 1961 (Cephalocarida: Hutchinsoniellidae) in San Francisco Bay, California, USA, with a key to the worldwide species of Cephalocarida. Journal of Crustacean Biology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruaa044

 

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