A new species of Lysmata (Caridea, Hippolytidae) from the eastern Pacific Academic Article uri icon


  • Lysmata gracilirostris is described from the tropical eastern Pacific. The species can be differentiated from related species by the length of the rostrum, the absence of an accessory branch on the inner flagellum of the antennule, and the long pereopods. The generic placement of this species is discussed in detail.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Wicksten, M. K.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Wicksten, MK

publication date

  • January 2000