The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Munidopsis petalorhyncha Baba, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Munidopsis subsquamosa latimana Birstein & Zarenkov, 1970


Conservation Status






Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Baba, K. (2005). Deep-sea chirostylid and galatheid crustaceans (Decapoda: Anomura) from the Indo-West Pacific, with a list of species. Galathea Reports 20: 1-317.


Other references:

Birstein, J.A. & Zarenkov, N.A. (1970). On bottom decapods (Crustacea, Decapoda) of the Kurile-Kamchatka Region. In: Bogorov, V.G. (ed.), Fauna of the Kurile-Kamchatka Trench and its environment. Memoirs of the Institute of Oceanology, Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R. 86: 420-426. [in Russian]

Komai, Tomoyuki, Marin, Ivan and Kakui, Keiichi. (2017). Rediscovery and redescription of the abyssal squat lobster Munidopsis petalorhyncha Baba, 2005 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Munidopsidae) from the Northwest Pacific. Zootaxa4226(1): 93-102. [Abstract]


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