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Western Pacific Euryplacidae Stimpson, 1871 and Goneplacidae MacLeay, 1838 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Goneplacoidea) in the Senckenberg Naturmuseum, Frankfurt

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Examination of the western Pacific material of goneplacoid crabs (families Euryplacidae and Goneplacidae) in the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt a. M. (Germany) particularly uncatalogued material examined by Tune Sakai, allowed the discovery of the holotype of Eucrate formosensis Sakai, 1974 (Euryplacidae), as well as the identification of some rarely collected species.

Affiliations: 1: Biological Sciences Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA 91768, U.S.A.


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