species: Cuapetes sp in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cuapetes sp


©Anne Hoggett: Cuapetes sp in a cave on the reef slope near South Island, Lizard Island Group.

©Anne Hoggett: Cuapetes sp in a cave on the reef slope near South Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Palaemonidae
Genus Cuapetes
Species Cuapetes sp

Distinguishing features

Genus-level id is based on similarity to photos of Cuapetes provided by Humann and Deloach (2010), especially Cuapetes tenuipes and Cuapetes sp 7. Many species of Cuapetes have been recorded from Lizard Island. This is a free-living species, not known to associate with other organisms.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.