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ON THE MISIDENTIFICATION OF A COMMON SANDY BEACH CRAB BELONGING TO THE GENUS OVALIPES-RATHBUN, 1898

SCHOEMAN, DS and COCKCROFT, AC (1993) ON THE MISIDENTIFICATION OF A COMMON SANDY BEACH CRAB BELONGING TO THE GENUS OVALIPES-RATHBUN, 1898. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 28 (2). pp. 124-125. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The three-spot swimming crab, a common intertidal resident of sandy beaches in southern Africa, has previously been misidentified as Ovalipes punctatus (De Haan, 1833). Inspection of local specimens indicates that the valid name for this species is O. trimaculatus (De Haan, 1833).

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Environmental Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Coastal Systems
Environmental Sciences Research Institute
ID Code:484
Deposited By: Dr David Schoeman
Deposited On:09 Nov 2009 16:00
Last Modified:28 Mar 2012 15:20

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