19 February 2013

Tuesday Crustie: Two first names

Her name is Laurie Teresa:

Or, if you insist on Latin, Lauriea teresae. This lovely little squat lobster is one of several new species found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans that was just published last month.


Macpherson E, Robainas-Barcia A. 2013. A new genus and some new species of the genus Lauriea Baba, 1971 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae) from the Pacific and Indian Oceans, using molecular and morphological characters. Zootaxa 3599(2): 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3599.2.2

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