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Taxonavigation: Palaemonoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Caridea
Superfamilia: Palaemonoidea

Familia: Palaemonidae
Subfamilia: Pontoniinae
Genus: Allopontonia
Species: A. alastairi – A. brockii
[species after Bruce (2010)]


Allopontonia Bruce, 1972



Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Bruce, A.J. 1972: Notes on Indo-Pacific Pontoniinae. XIX. Allopontonia iaini gen. nov., sp. nov., a new echinoid associate from Zanzibar (Decapod, Caridea). Crustaceana, 22: 1–12. doi: 10.1163/156854072X00633 JSTOR
  • Bruce, A.J. 2010: Allopontonia alastairi sp. nov., a second species of the genus Allopontonia Bruce, 1972 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pontoniinae), from the Australian Northwest Shelf. Pp. 33-36 in De Grave, S.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (eds.): Contributions to shrimp taxonomy. Zootaxa, 2372: 1–414. Preview PDF

additional references[edit]

  • Marin, I.; Türkay, M. 2009: Redescription of Periclimenes brockii (De Man, 1888) (Decapoda: Caridea: Pontoniinae) and other De Man’s type specimens deposited in the collection of the Senckenberg Natural History Museum (SMF), Frankfurt-at-Maine, Germany. Zootaxa, 2296: 39–46. Abstract & excerpt