Overview

Comprehensive Description

Synonymy

Lauriea Baba, 1971: 51 [type species: Galathea gardineri Laurie, 1926. Gender: feminine]. – Baba 2005: 67 (key).—Baba et al. 2008: 82 (list of species and synonymies).—Macpherson & Baba 2011: 54.—Macpherson & Robainas-Barcia 2013: 139 (key).

Dubious records:

Galathea gardineri Tirmizi, 1966: 177, fig. 2 (Red Sea, 29–55 m).—Lewinsohn, 1969: 112 (no record).
Lauriea gardineri Lewinsohn, 1982: 299, fig. 1 (Gulf of Aqaba (northern Red Sea), 3–81 m).—Kamezaki et al., 1988: 99, with color fig. (Okinawa).—Tirmizi & Javed, 1993: 23, figs 10–11 (western Indian Ocean off Somali Republic, Andaman Islands, 66–177 m).—Baba, 1994: 43, fig. 2 (Madagascar, New Caledonia).—Kato & Okuno, 2001: 88, fig. (Hachijo Island, Japan, 25 m).

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Carapace with weak and interrupted transverse striae usually with minute spines and uniramous setae, laterally with some acute spines. Rostrum triangular, with 4 lateral teeth. Frontal margins deeply concave. Abdominal somites unarmed. Telson incompletely subdivided, endopod of uropod much wider than long. Anterior margin of sternite 3 produced forwards. Eyes elongate, cornea not dilated. Article 1 of antennule with 3 distal spines, mesiodistal one smaller than others. Article 1 of antenna with distomesial spine short; article 2 usually with short distomesial and distolateral spines. Mxp3 merus with 2 spines on flexor margin. P1 short and stout, setose. P2–4 short; dactyli curved and strongly biunguiculate. G1 and G2 present.

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 7 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 12 - 77
  Temperature range (°C): 24.513 - 28.031
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.579 - 15.217
  Salinity (PPS): 33.948 - 34.159
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.605 - 4.588
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 0.976
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.667 - 17.255

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 12 - 77

Temperature range (°C): 24.513 - 28.031

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.579 - 15.217

Salinity (PPS): 33.948 - 34.159

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.605 - 4.588

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.054 - 0.976

Silicate (umol/l): 0.667 - 17.255
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:170
Specimens with Sequences:127
Specimens with Barcodes:127
Species:7
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:65
Public Species:2
Public BINs:13
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Wikipedia

Lauriea

Lauriea is a genus of squat lobsters in the family Galatheidae, containing the following species:[1]

The genus was named in 1971 by Keiji Baba in honour of R. D. Laurie, who discovered the first species.[2]

References

  1. ^ Keiji Baba, Enrique Macpherson, Gary C. B. Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, Adriana Bermudez, Patricia Cabezas, Chia-Wei Lin, Martha Nizinski, Celso Rodrigues & Kareen E. Schnabel (2008). "Catalogue of squat lobsters of the world (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura – families Chirostylidae, Galatheidae and Kiwaidae)" (PDF). Zootaxa 1905: 1–220. 
  2. ^ Keiji Baba (1971). "Lauriea, a new genus proposed for Galathea gardineri Laurie (Crustacea, Anomura, Galatheidae)" (PDF). Memoirs of The Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University 19: 51–53. 


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