Caridina, H. Milne Edwards, 1837

Mazancourt, Valentin de, Boseto, David, Marquet, Gerard & Keith, Philippe, 2020, Solomon’s Gold Mine: Description or redescription of 24 species of Caridina (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) freshwater shrimps from the Solomon Islands, including 11 new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 696, pp. 1-86 : 33

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Caridina   typus species group


Robust morphology with a straight rostrum, armed or not on the dorsal margin, without apical teeth, antennal spine fused with inferior orbital angle, antennular peduncle equal or more than half of carapace in length, pterygostomian margin blunt to rather narrowly rounded, stout walking legs, carpus of first pereiopod excavated, short sixth abdominal somite (less than half of carapace length), high pre-anal carina with no spine or a small one, a great number of spinules on the uropodal diaeresis (>15), plumose terminal setae on the telson subequal to lateral ones or slightly longer, and a long subrectangular endopod of the first male pleopod with a short appendix on the subdistal outer margin.