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Rimicaris kairei


Taxonavigation: Bresilioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Caridea
Superfamilia: Bresilioidea

Familia: Alvinocarididae
Genus: Rimicaris
Species (3): R. exoculata – R. hybisae – R. kairei


Rimicaris Williams & Rona, 1986


Type species[edit]


  • Komai, T.; Segonzac, M. 2008: Taxonomic review of the hydrothermal vent shrimp genera Rimicaris Williams & Rona and Chorocaris Martin & Hessler (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alvinocarididae). Journal of shellfish research, 27(1): 21–41. doi: 10.2983/0730-8000(2008)27[21:TROTHV]2.0.CO;2
  • Watabe, H.; Hashimoto, J. 2002: A new species of the genus Rimicaris (Alvinocarididae: Caridea: Decapoda) from the active hydrothermal vent field, "Kairei Field", on the Central Indian Ridge, the Indian Ocean. Zoological science, 19: 1167-1174. PDF
  • Williams, A.B.; Rona, P.A. 1986: Two new caridean shrimps (Bresiliidae) from a hydrothermal field on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Journal of crustacean biology, 6: 446-462.
  • Connelly, D.P. et al. 2012: Hydrothermal vent fields and chemosynthetic biota on the world's deepest seafloor spreading centre. Nature communications, 3:620 doi: 10.1038/ncomms1636 [e-only]


Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: カイレイツノナシオハラエビ
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