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huttoni

History

Primary Senior Synonym
Unknown
Original Usage
Gelassimus huttoni
Original Source with Priority
Filhol, H. (1885) Catalogue des Crustacés de la Nouvelle-Zélande, des îles Auckland et Campbell. Pp. 349–510; plates 38–55 (Atlas) in Mission de l’Ile Campbell. Recueil de Mémoires, Rapports et Documents relatifs à l’observation du passage de Vénus sur le Soleil, Volume 3, part 2. Paris
Derivation
Named after the English biologist Frederick Wollaston Hutton.

Notes/Comments

The type specimen is no longer extant, the description is inadequate, and there are no known fiddler crabs from New Zealand, making the use of the name suspect and ambiguous.

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