The new genus Viridotheres is recognized for three West African species that share an elongate, spatulate propodus and a short, styliform dactylus inserted near its midlength on the third maxilliped as well as an elongate dactylus on the second walking leg.

, , , , , ,
Zoologische Mededelingen

Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License

Naturalis journals & series

Manning, R. (1996). Viridotheres marionae, a new genus and species of pinnotherid crab from West Africa (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura). Zoologische Mededelingen, 70(19), 271–273.