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Primary Senior Synonym
Original Usage
Gelasimus rectilatus
Original Source with Priority
Lockington, W.N. (1877) Remarks on the Crustacea of the west coast of North America, with a catalogue of the species in the museum of the California Academy of Sciences. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 7(1):145–156.
Named for the much more rectangular carapace shape than other species.

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Type specimens were destroyed in a fire and the descriptions and figures are inadequate to clearly place with a specific species. The name has been discarded.

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