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26 March 2019 Annotated type-catalogue of Brachyura (Crustacea, Decapoda) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Part II. Gecarcinidae and Grapsidae (Thoracotremata, Grapsoidea), with an Appendix of pre-1900 collectors
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An annotated catalogue of the type specimens of two thoracotreme crab families, Gecarcinidae H. Milne Edwards, 1837 and Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Thoracotremata, Grapsoidea) deposited in the collection of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, is provided. The Appendix lists the pre-1900 collectors, naturalists and donators mentioned in the text with the dates of expeditions or collecting trips and main countries visited. This provides valuable information on the sources of crustacean material in the MNHN historical collection. Neotypes are designated for the taxa: Gecarcinus lateralis Fréminville in Guérin-Méneville,1832; Grapsus cruentatus Latreille, 1803; Grapsus pictus Latreille, 1803; Grapsus variusLatreille, 1803. Lectotypes are designated for the taxa: Cardisoma urvillei H. Milne Edwards, 1853; Discoplax longipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1867; Gecarcinus lagostoma H. Milne Edwards, 1837; Pelocarcinus marchei A. Milne-Edwards, 1890; Thelphusa rotundaQuoy & Gaimard, 1824; Grapsus brevipesH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus fourmanoiriCrosnier, 1965; Grapsus gracilipesH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus granulosusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus grayiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus lividusH. Milne Edwards, 1837; Grapsus maculatusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus maurusLucas, 1846; Grapsus oceanicus H. Jacquinot inHombron & H. Jacquinot, 1846; Grapsus ornatusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus peroniH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus pharaonisH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Grapsus plicatusH. Milne Edwards, 1837; Grapsus webbiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Leptograpsus ansoniH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Leptograpsus berthelotiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Leptograpsus gayiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Leptograpsus rugulosusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Leptograpsus verreauxiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Metopograpsus eydouxiH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Metopograpsus gracilis Saussure, 1858; Metopograpsus intermediusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Metopograpsus maculatusH. Milne Edwards, 1853; Metopograpsus miniatus Saussure, 1858; Metopograpsus pictusA. Milne-Edwards, 1867; Pachygrapsus minutus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873; Pachygrapsus striatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873.

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Ngan Kee NG, Paula A. Rodríguez Moreno, Tohru Naruse, Danièle Guinot, and Noémy Mollaret "Annotated type-catalogue of Brachyura (Crustacea, Decapoda) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Part II. Gecarcinidae and Grapsidae (Thoracotremata, Grapsoidea), with an Appendix of pre-1900 collectors," Zoosystema 41(1), (26 March 2019). https://doi.org/10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a7
Received: 8 January 2018; Accepted: 25 August 2018; Published: 26 March 2019
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