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Selwynia, a senior synonym of Aphanodactylus, with a redescription of Selwynia laevis (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheroidea: Aphanodactylidae)

  • Peter K.L. Ng (a1) and Paul F. Clark (a2)

Abstract

Selwynia, is regarded as a senior subjective synonym of Aphanodactylus (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheroidea: Aphanodactylidae). This synonymy does not affect the family name Aphanodactylidae. A diagnosis is provided for Selwynia laevis and this species is re-described.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: P.K.L. Ng, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore 119260, Republic of Singapore email: peterng@nus.edu.sg

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