Overview

Comprehensive Description

Synonymy

Allogalathea Baba, 1969: 5 [type species: Galathea elegans Adams and White, 1848. Gender: feminine]. – Poore 2004: 231. – Baba et al. 2008: 53 (list of species and synonymies). – Baba et al. 2009: 87. – Cabezas et al. 2011: 249.

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Carapace with distinct transverse striae bearing fine but coarse setae, lateral margin with row of spines. Rostrum long, carinate ventrally, with 5–9 small lateral teeth. Abdominal somites unarmed. Telson relatively short, subdivision incomplete. Ocular peduncles short, cornea well-pigmented. Orbit well-delimited, lateral limit rounded. Basal article of antennule with 3 terminal spines. Mxp3 ischium subtriangular in cross-section, merus with flexor spines. P1 spinose, with setiferous squamae. P2–4 with row of spines on dorsal crests of meri and carpi; flexor margin of dactyli with row of teeth each bearing corneous seta. G1 and G2 present.

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 62 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 19 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16 - 290
  Temperature range (°C): 23.278 - 28.366
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.494 - 5.762
  Salinity (PPS): 34.030 - 35.493
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.734 - 4.703
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.044 - 0.433
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.736 - 4.761

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 16 - 290

Temperature range (°C): 23.278 - 28.366

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.494 - 5.762

Salinity (PPS): 34.030 - 35.493

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.734 - 4.703

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.044 - 0.433

Silicate (umol/l): 0.736 - 4.761
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:51
Specimens with Sequences:3
Specimens with Barcodes:3
Species:4
Species With Barcodes:1
Public Records:0
Public Species:0
Public BINs:0
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Wikipedia

Allogalathea

Allogalathea is a genus of squat lobsters, containing the following species:[1]

References [edit]

  1. ^ Enrique Macpherson (2013). "Allogalathea Baba, 1969". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 


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