A new record of dotillid crab Ilyoplax stevensi Kemp, 1919 Crustacea: Brachyura: Dotillidae Stimpson, 1858) from Shatt Al-Basrah Canal, Iraq

Abstract

Y.G. Amaal, N.D Murtada, Khaled Kh S. Al-Khafaji

Specimens of new record of dotillid crab Ilyoplax stevensi Kemp, 1919 were collected in January 2021 from intertidal zones of Shatt Al-Basrah Canal, Iraq. The diagnostic characteristics of these species were examined and are reported in the present paper.

Keywords: Ilyoplax stevensi, intertidal zones, Iraq
 

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