Galathea imitata

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Galathea imitata, female
Galathea imitata, male

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Galatheoidea 

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: Anomura
Superfamilia: Galatheoidea

Familia: Galatheidae
Genus: Galathea
Species: Galathea imitata

Name[edit]

Holotype: QM W29208, ♂, 15 May 2009.
Type locality: Australia. Western Australia, Ningaloo Reef, 22.7415°S,113.6836°E, 2–3 m.
Etymology: From the Latin, imitatus, copy, mimic, in reference to the similarity with species of the G. aegyptiaca complex.

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