Title

Clarification of the South American Genus Austromunida Schweitzer & Feldmann, 2000 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura), with the Establishment of a New Species

Publication Title

Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A

Publication Date

2012

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Munididae, Galatheoidea, Argentina, Southern America, new taxa, Cenozoic

Disciplines

Earth Sciences | Geology | Paleontology

Abstract

Ongoing confusion concerning the generic placement of the Argentinian Cenozoic species Austromunida casadioi Schweitzer & Feldmann, 2000, is addressed by separating the referred specimens into two species: maintaining A. casadioi and erecting the new species Munida deangelii.