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Galil, B.S. (2001). A revision of Myra Leach, 1817 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Leucosioidea). Zool. Med. Leiden 75 (24), 24.xii.2001: 409-446, figs 1-19.
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Galil, B. S.
2001
A revision of Myra Leach, 1817 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Leucosioidea
Zool. Med. Leiden
75(24): 409-446
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Distribution records only extracted on country level; many specimens are listed, most of them with exact lat/lon, and could usefully be added to the database.
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A study of major collections led to a revision of the Indo-Pacific leucosioid genus Myra Leach, 1817. The systematic status and nomenclatural disposition of each species was assessed, and many were diagnosed based on examination of the type material. A new genus, Myrine, is established for M. acutidens (Ihle, 1918) and M. kesslerii (Paulson, 1875). The genus Myrodes Bell, 1855, is synonymized with Myra. Nine species are retained as valid: M. affinis Bell, 1855, M. australis Haswell, 1880, M. brevimana Alcock, 1896, M. elegans Bell, 1855, M. eudactyla (Bell, 1855), M. fugax (Fabricius, 1798), M. grandis Zarenkov, 1990, M. mammillaris Bell, 1855, and M. subgranulata Kossmann, 1877. Five new species are established: M. celeris, M. currax, M. curtimana, M. pernix and M. tumidospina. All species are described and illustrated, extended synonymies are given, and a key for their identification is provided.
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Myra Leach, 1817 (additional source)
Myra affinis Bell, 1855 (basis of record)
Myra brevimana Alcock, 1896 (basis of record)
Myra cyrenae Ward, 1942 accepted as Myra subgranulata Kossmann, 1877 (source of synonymy)
Myra fugax (Fabricius, 1798) (additional source)
Myra grandis Zarenkov, 1990 (basis of record)
Myra kessleri (Paulson, 1875) accepted as Myrine kesslerii (Paulson, 1875) (basis of record)
Myra kessleri (Paulson, 1875) accepted as Myrine kesslerii (Paulson, 1875) (new combination reference)
Myra subgranulata Kossmann, 1877 (basis of record)
Myrine Galil, 2001 (original description)