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Paragiopagurus fasciatus Lemaitre & Poupin, 2003 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Parapaguridae)

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Rafael LemaitreResearch Zoologist



Lemaitre, Rafael 2014. A worldwide taxonomic and distributional synthesis of the genus Oncopagurus Lemaitre, 1966 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Parapaguridae), with descriptions of nine new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62: 210-301.

Vázquez-Bader, Ana R., Gracia, Adolfo and Lemaitre, Rafael 2014. A new species of Munidopsis Whiteaves, 1874 (Crustacea: Anomura: Galatheoidea: Munidopsidae) from the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Zootaxa, 3821(3) doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3821.3.4

Lemaitre, Rafael and Tavares, Marcos 2014. New morphological and distributional information on Homolodromiidae and Homolidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Americas, with description of a new species and comments on western Pacific species. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 34(4): 504-524. doi:10.1163/1937240X-00002243

Poupin, Joseph and Lemaitre, Rafael 2014. Porcellanid crabs from Guadeloupe Island (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura), with an updated list of species from the Lesser Antilles. Zoosystema, 36(1): 5-27. doi:10.5252/z2014n1a1

Poore, Gary C. B., Ahyong, Shane T., Bracken-Grissom, Heather, Chan, Tin-Yam, Chu, Ka H., Crandall, Keith A., Dworschak, Peter C., Felder, Darryl L., Feldmann, Rodney M., Hyžný, Matúš, Karasawa, Hiroaki, Lemaitre, Rafael, Komai, Tomoyuki, Li, Xinzheng, Mantelatto, Fernando L., Martin, Joel W., Ngoc-Ho, Nguyen, Robles, Rafael, Schweitzer, Carrie E., Tamaki, Akio, Tsang, Ling M. and Tudge, Christopher C. 2014. On stabilising the names of the infraorders of thalassinidean shrimps, Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (Decapoda). Crustaceana, 87(10): 1258-1272. doi:10.1163/15685403-00003354

Lemaitre, Rafael, Campos, Néstor H., Viloria Maestre, Efraín and Windsor, Amanda 2013. Discovery of an alien crab, Scylla serrata (Forsskål, 1775) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Portunidae), from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. BioInvasions Records, 2(4): 311-315. doi:10.3391/bir.2013.2.4.08

Bracken-Grissom, Heather, Cannon, Maren E., Cabezas, Patricia, Feldmann, Rodney M., Schweitzer, Carrie E., Ahyong, Shane T., Felder, Darryl L., Lemaitre, Rafael and Crandall, Keith A. 2013. A comprehensive and integrative reconstruction of evolutionary history for Anomura (Crustacea: Decapoda). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13: 128 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-128

Richer, de F., Chan, T. Y., Corbari, L., Lemaitre, Rafael, Macpherson, E., Ahyong, Shane and Ng, Peter 2013. The MUSORSTOM-TDSB deep-sea benthos exploration program (1976-2012): An overview of crustacean discoveries and new perspectives on deep-sea zoology and biogeography. In: Ayhong, Shane, Chan, Tin-Yam, Corbari, Laure and Ng, Peter, Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 27.(Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle) pp.13-66.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2013. The genus Paragiopagurus Lemaitre, 1996 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Paguroidea, Parapaguridae): A worldwide review and summary, with descriptions of five new species. In: Ayhong, Shane, Chan, Tin-Yam, Corbari, Laure and Ng, Peter, Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 27.(Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle) pp.311-421.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Felder, Darryl L. 2012. A new species of the hermit crab genus Areopaguristes Rahayu & McLaughlin, 2010 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae) discovered in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef of Belize, Caribbean Sea. Zootaxa, 3480: 67-79.

Appeltans, Ward, Ahyong, Shane T, Anderson, Gary, Angel, Martin V, Artois, Tom, Bailly, Nicolas, Bamber, Roger, Barber, Anthony, Bartsch, Ilse, Berta, Annalisa, Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, Magdalena, Bock, Phil, Boxshall, Geoff, Boyko, Christopher B, Brandão, Simone Nunes, Bray, Rod A, Bruce, Niel L, Cairns, Stephen D, Chan, Tin-Yam, Cheng, Lanna, Collins, Allen G, Cribb, Thomas, Curini-Galletti, Marco, Dahdouh-Guebas, Farid, Davie, Peter J F., et al 2012. The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. Current Biology, 22(23): 2189-2202. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.036

Cardoso, Irene and Lemaitre, Rafael 2012. First Reports of Deep-Water Hermit Crabs Parapagurus Smith, 1879 (Decapoda, Parapaguridae) and Coelenterate Associates from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and South Atlantic. Crustaceana, 85(4-5): 591-600. doi:10.1163/156854012X634384

Lemaitre, Rafael and Felder, Darryl L. 2011. A new genus of Paguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) for a new species from the tropical eastern Pacific and Pagurus longimanus Wass, 1963 from the tropical western Atlantic. Zootaxa, 3125: 39-50.

Lemaitre, R., Tudge, Christopher C. and McLaughlin, P. A. 2010. Preliminary study of the preungual process in the Paguroidea, with emphasis on the Paguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura). Nauplius, 18(1): 13-23.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Lemaitre, Rafael and Crandall, Keith A. 2010. Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea). Part 3, Aegloidea. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, supplement, 23: 131-137.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Komai, Tomoyuki, Lemaitre, Rafael and Rahayu, Dwi Listyo 2010. Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea). Part 1, Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea and Paguroidea. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, supplement, 23: 5-107.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2010. A new species of Micropagurus McLaughlin, 1986 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) from French Polynesia. Crustaceana Monographs, 14: 379-388.

Felder, Darryl L., Dworschak, Peter C., Robles, Rafael, Bracken, Heather D., Windsor, Amanda M., Felder, Jennifer M. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2009. Obvious invaders and overlooked infauna: Unexpected constituents of the decapod crustacean fauna at Twin Cays, Belize. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, 38: 181-188.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2009. A New Classification for the Pylochelidae (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) and Descriptions of New Taxa. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 20 supplement: 159-231.

Felder, Darryl L., Alvarez, F., Goy, J. W. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with comments on the Amphionidacea. In: Felder, Darryl L. and Camp, David K., Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters and Biota Vol. 1, Biodiversity. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press,() pp.1019-1104.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 2009. Recent Advances and Conflicts in Concepts of Anomuran Phylogeny (Crustacea: Malacostraca). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 67(2): 119-135.

Lemaitre, Rafael, McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Sorhannus, Ulf 2009. Phylogenetic relationships within the Pylochelidae (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea): A cladistic analysis based on morphological characters. Zootaxa, 2022: 1-14.

De Grave, Sammy, Pentcheff, N. Dean, Ahyong, Shane T., Chan, Tin-Yam, Crandall, Keith A., Dworschak, Peter C., Felder, Darryl L., Feldmann, Rodney M., Fransen, Charles H. J. M., Goulding, Laura Y. D., Lemaitre, Rafael, Low, Martyn E. Y., Martin, Joel W., Ng, Peter K. L., Schweitzer, Carrie E., Tan, S. H., Tshudy, Dale and Wetzer, Regina 2009. A Classification of Living and Fossil Genera of Decapod Crustaceans. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 21 Supplement: 1-109.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2008. Larvae of two species of Trizocheles (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea: Pylochelidae: Trizochelinae), description of the adult of one, and preliminary implications of development on pylochelid phylogeny. Zootaxa, 1911: 52-68.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Lemaitre, Rafael, Ferrari, Frank D., Felder, Darryl L. and Bauer, R. T. 2008. A reply to TW Flegel. Aquaculture, 275(1-4): 370-373.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2007. A new and distinctive species of the hermit crab genus Catapaguropsis (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from the South China Sea. Zootaxa, 1560: 31-41.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Lemaitre, Rafael and Sorhannus, Ulf 2007. Hermit crab phylogeny: a reappraisal and its "fall-out". Journal of Crustacean Biology, 27(1): 97-115. doi:10.1651/S-2675.1

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Lemaitre, Rafael and Ortiz, M. 2007. Redescription of Pylocheles (Bathycheles) cubensis Ortiz & Gómez, 1986, the senior synonym of Pylocheles (B.) chacei Forest, 1987 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguroidea, Pylochelidae). Zootaxa, 1406: 41-46.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2006. Paragiopagurus ventilatus Lemaitre, 2004. In: Desbruyères, D., Segonzac, M. and Bright, M., Handbook of deep-sea hydrothermal vent fauna, 2nd ed. : Landes Museen,() pp.435-435.

Ruiz, Gregory M., Fegley, L., Fofonoff, P., Cheng, Y. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2006. First records of Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) for Chesapeake Bay and the mid-Atlantic coast of North America. Aquatic Invasions, 1(3): 137-142. doi:10.3391/ai.2006.1.3.7

Tudge, Christopher C. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2006. Studies of male sexual tubes in hermit crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Paguroidea). II. Morphology of the sexual tube in the land hermit crabs, Coenobita perlatus and C. clypeatus (Coenobitidae). Crustacean Research, Special Number, 6: 121-131.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2006. Two new species of Parapaguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) with subconical corneas, and new data on biology of some rare species. Zoosystema, 28(2): 517

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 2006. A new genus and species of the hermit crab family Paguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) from Australia. Zootaxa, 1257: 57

Lemaitre, Rafael 2006. Rectification of events leading to discovery and description of neoglyphea inopinata Forest & de Saint Laurent, 1975. Crustaceana, 79(1): 123-124. doi:10.1163/156854006776759699

Vasile, R. S., Manning, Raymond B. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2005. William Stimpsons journal from the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, 18531856 Crustacean Research, Special Number 5, Carcinological Society of Japan.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2005. Remarks on the life and works of Fenner A. Chace, Jr. (1908-2004), With a list of his taxa and complete bibliography. Crustaceana, 78(5): 621-639.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Watabe, H. 2005. Pagurus ikedai (Crustacea: Anomura: Paguridae), a new hermit crab species of the bernhardus group of Pagurus Fabricius, 1758 from Japanese waters. Zootaxa, 819: 1-12.

Tudge, Christopher C. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. Studies of male sexual tubes in hermit crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Paguroidea). I. Morphology of the sexual tube in Micropagurus acantholepis (Stimpson, 1858), with comments on function and evolution. Journal of Morphology, 259: 106-118.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. Discovery of the first hermit crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parapaguridae) associated with hydrothermal vents. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 45: 325-334.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Lemaitre, Rafael and Tudge, Christopher C. 2004. Carcinization in the Anomura--fact or fiction? II. Evidence from larval, megalopal and early juvenile morphology. Contributions to Zoology, 73(3): 165-205.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. A worldwide review of hermit crab species of the genus Sympagurus Smith, 1883 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parapaguridae). Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, 191: 85-149.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. A review of Strobopagurus Lemaitre, 1989 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Paguroidea, Parapaguridae), with description of a new species. Scientia Marina, 68(3): 355-372.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. A phylogenetic evaluation of the Pylopaguropsis group of hermit crabs (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea: Paguridae). The Crustacean Society 2004 Summer Meeting, 24-28 October, Florianopolis, Brazil, : 000

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2004. The discovery of two new species of Lithopagurus Provenzano, 1968 (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea: Paguridae) and the first records of the genus in the western Pacific. Zoosystema, 26(3): 483-494.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Castaño, N. Cruz 2004. A new species of Pagurus Fabricius, 1775 from the Pacific coast of Colombia, with a checklist of the eastern Pacific species of the genus. Nauplius, 12(2): 71-82.

Poupin, J. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2003. Hermit crabs of the genus Calcinus Dana, 1851 (Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae) from the Austral Islands, French Polynesia, with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 391: 1-20.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Poupin, J. 2003. A strikingly colored new species of Paragiopagurus Lemaitre, 1996 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Parapaguridae) from French Polynesia. Zootaxa, 386: 1-11.

Campos, Nestor H., Lemaitre, Rafael and Navas, Gabriel Rodolfo 2003. La fauna de crustaceos decapodos de la costa Caribe colombiana: un aporte al conocimiento de la biodiversidad en Colombia. In: El Mundo marino en Colombia: Investigacion y Desarrollo de territorios olvidados. Bogata, Colombia: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogata, pp.174-184.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2003. Preface: Contibutions to the study of east Pacific crustaceans/Contribuciones al Estudio de los Crustáceos del Pacífico Este. Page vii in M.E. Hendrickx (ed.), Contributions to the Study of East Pacific Crustaceans. Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y LimnologA-a, UNAM, 2: 1-303.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 2003. Revision of Pylopagurus and Tomopagurus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae), with descriptions of new genera and species. Addendum and taxonomic summary. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116(2): 464-486.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A.. 2003. On hermit crab mythology, and how kings became hermits. : .

Lemaitre, Rafael and Tudge, Christopher C. 2003. Special issue Biology of the Anomura: Symposium Biology of the Anomura, 5th International Crustacean Congress July 913, 2001, Melbourne, Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60: 1-149.

Werding, B., Hiller, A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2003. Geographic and depth distributional patterns of western Atlantic Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura), with an updated list of species. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60: 79-85.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 2003. New species of Goreopagurus (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from Tasmania and reevaluation of sexual tubes in hermit crab systematics. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60(2): 221-227.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2003. A new genus and species of hermit crab (Crustacea: Anomura: Paguridae) from Taiwan. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60(1): 105-110.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Tudge, Christopher C. 2003. Biology of the Anomura - foreword to this special issue. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60: 1-3.

Lemaitre, Rafael 2002. Colecciones y Museos. Biodiversidad: una historia natural. In: Biodiversidad Una cuestion debida. : La Tadeo,() pp.55-64.

Komai, T. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2002. A new species of Bathypaguropsis McLaughlin, 1994 from Japan, and redescription of B. kuroshioensis (Miyake, 1978) (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae). Crustaceana, 75(3-4): 423-441.

Campos, N. H. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2002. A new species of freshwater crab of the genus Potamocarcinus H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Decapoda:Brachyura: Pseudothelphusidae) from Panamá. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 115(3): 600-604.

Lemaitre, Rafael, Garcia-Gomez, J., Sternberg, R. and Campos, N. H. 2001. A new genus and a new species of crab of the family Goneplacidae MacCleay, 1838 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the tropical western Atlantic. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 114: 951-963.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2001. Revision of Pylopagurus and Tomopagurus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae), with descriptions of new genera and species. Part VI. Pylopagurus A. Milne-Edwareds & Bouvier, 1891, Haigia McLaughlin, 1981, and Pylopaguridium, a new genus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 114(2): 444-483.

Lemaitre, Rafael, Campos, N. H. and Bermúdez, A. 2001. A new species of Pyromaia from the Caribbean Sea, with a redescription of P. propinqua Chace, 1940 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Majoidea: Inachoididae). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 21(3): 760-773.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2001. A new family for a new genus and new species of hermit crab of the Superfamily Paguroidea (Decapoda: Anomura) and its phylogenetic implications. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 21(4): 1063-1076.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2000. Aspects of evolution in the anomuran superfamily Paguroidea: one larval prospective. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 38(3): 159-169.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Reed, K. 2000. Raymond B Manning: Biographical sketch and bibliography. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 20(2): ii-xi.

Tudge, Christopher C., Poore, C. B. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2000. Preliminary phylogenetic analysis of generic relationships within the Callianassidae and Ctenochelidae (Decapoda: Thalassinidea: Callianassoidea). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 20: 129-149.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Campos, N. H. 2000. Porcellana lillyae, new species (Decapoda, Anomura, Porcellanidae), from the Caribbean Sea, with a key to the western Atlantic species of the genus. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 20(2): 259-265.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Bermdez, A. 2000. A new cyclodorippoid crab of the genus Cymonomoides Tavares, 1993 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Cymonomidae) from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(4): 974-979.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Collette, Bruce B. 2000. Austin Beatty Williams (17 October 1919-27 October 1999). Biographical summary. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113(1): 1-12.

Forest, J., Saint Laurent, M. de, McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2000. The marine fauna of new Zealand: Paguridea (Decapoda: Anomura) exclusive of the Lithodidae. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Biodiversity Memoir, 114: 1-250.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 2000. Reassignment of Pagurus miyakei Baba, 1986 to Propagurus McLaughlin & de Saint Laurent, 1998 (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) and description of the males. Crustacean Research, 29: 58-64.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Crustacea decapoda. In: Atacama Trech International Expedition (ATIE). Agor 60 "Vidal Gormaz" (1-6 September 1997). Second report. Preliminary results. Genoa: Universita' di Genova, pp.25-30.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Review of: Traité de zoologi. Tome VII. Crustacés. Fascicle 2. Generalités (suite) et systématique. 1996. Masson, Paris, France. Pp. 1-1002, 426 plates and figures, 22 tables. Journal of Crustacean Biology, : 924-927.

Campos, M. R. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Two new freshwater crabs of the genus Ptychophallus Smalley, 1964 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Pseudothelphusidae) from Panama, with notes on the distribution of the genus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112(3): 553-561.

Blanco Rambla, J. P. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Neocallichirus raymanningi, a new species of ghost shrimp from the northeastern coast of Venezuela (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112(4): 768-777.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Crustacea Decapoda: A review of the species of the genus Parapagurus Smith, 1879 (Parapaguridae) from the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 180: 303-378.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1999. Planes Marinus Rathbun, 1914. In: Atacama Trench International Expedition (ATIE). Univerista' de Genova. Istituto Scienze Ambientali Marine. Facolta di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali,(Data Report) pp.25-30.

Campos, M. R. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1998. A new freshwater crab of the genus Neostrengeria Pretzmann, 1965, from Colombia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Pseudothelphusidae), with a key to the species of the genus. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 111(4): 899-907.

Ortiz, M., Rueda, R. Lalana and Lemaitre, Rafael 1998. Antonio Osvaldo Gomez Hernandez 29 February 1928 - 25 December 1996. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 18: 616-618.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1998. Austin Beatty Williams recipient of award for excellence in research. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 18(3): 619-620.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1998. Revisiting Tylaspis anomala Henderson, 1885 (Parapaguridae) with comments on its relationships and evolution. Zoosystema, 20(2): 289-305.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1998. A new species of hermit crab of the family Parapaguridae (Decapoda, Anomura) from French Polynesia. Zoosystema, 20(1): 101-107.

Nates, S. F., Felder, Darryl L. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Comparative larval development in two species of the burrowing ghost shrimp genus Lepidophthalmus (Decapoda: Callianassidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 17: 497-519.

Ortiz, M. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Seven new amphipods (Crustacea: Peracarida: Gammaridea) from the Caribbean coast of South America. Boletim de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras, 26: 71-104.

Criales, M. M. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Discovery and morphological variation of the caridean shrimp Discias atlanticus Gurney, 1939 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Bresiliidae) associated with the polychaete worm Chaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, 1804). Caribbean Journal of Science, 33(3-4): 246-250.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Carcinization in the Anomura - fact of fiction? I. Evidence from adult morphology. Contributions to Zoology, Amsterdam, 67(2): 79-123.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Review of: Crustacea Decapoa Anomura: Revision du genre Trizopagurus Forest, 1952 (Diogenidae), avec l'etablissement de deux genres nouveaux. 1995. Crustaceana, : 508-509.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1997. Crustacea Decapoda: Parapaguridae from the KARUBAR Cruise in Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species. Mémoires du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, 172: 573-596.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Ng, K. L. 1996. Rediscovery and redescription of the rare hermit crab, Diogenes jubatus (Nobill, 1903) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae), from Singapore. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 44(2): 323-333.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 1996. Revision of Pylopagurus and Tomopagurus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae), with the descriptions of new genera and species. Part V. Anisopagurus McLaughlin, Manucomplanus McLaughlin, and Protoniopagurus new genus. Bulletin of Marine Science, 59(1): 89-141.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Felder, Darryl L. 1996. A new species of ghost shrimp of the genus Sergio Manning & Lemaitre, 1994 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae) from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 109(3): 453-463.

Tavares, M. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1996. Lonchodactylus messingi, a new genus and species of Cyclodorippidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Bahamas. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 109(3): 464-469.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1996. Hermit crabs of the Family Parapaguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Amomura) from Australia: Species of Strobopagurus Lemaitre, 1989, Sympagurus Smith, 1883 and two new genera. Records of the Australian Museum, 48(2): 163-221.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1995. Charybdis hellerii (Milne Edwards, 1867), a nonindigenous portunid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) discovered in the Indian River lagoon system of Florida. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108(4): 643-648.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1995. A review of hermit crabs of the genus Xylopagurus A. Milne Edwards, 1880 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae), with description of two new species. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 570: i-27. doi:10.5479/si.00810282.570.i

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 1995. Alainopagurus crosnieri, gen. et sp. nov. (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) from the western Pacific. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, 17A(3-4): 3-4.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1994. Review of: Lobsters, Florida, Bahamas, the Caribbean. 1991. Green Turtle Publications, Plantation, 512 pp. Bulletin of Marine Science, : 1089-1090.

Ortiz, M. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1994. Crustaceos anfipodos (Gammaridea) colectados en las costas del Caribe colombiano, al sur de Cartagena. Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Punta de Betφn, 23: 119-127.

Campos, N. H. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1994. A new Calcinus (Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae) from the tropical western Atlantic, and a comparison with other species of the genus from the region. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 107(1): 137-150.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1994. Crustacea Decapoda: Deep-water hermit crabs (Parapaguridae) from French Polynesia, with descriptions of four new species. Mémoires du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, 161: 375-419.

Manning, Raymond B. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1993. Sergio, a new genus of ghost shrimp from the Americas (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae). Nauplius, Rio Grande, 1: 39-43.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1993. A new genus of Parapaguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura). Researches on Crustacea, 22: 11-20.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Campos, N. H. 1993. Two new hermit crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Paguridae) from the Caribbean Sea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106(3): 554-565.

McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1993. A review of the hermit crab genus Paguritta (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) with descriptions of three new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 41(1): 1-29.

Manning, Raymond B. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1993. Sergio, a new genus of ghost shrimp from the Americas (Crustacea: Decapoda:Callianassidae). Nauplius, Rio Grande, 1: 39-43.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Ramos, G. E. 1992. A collection of thalassinidea(Crustacea: Decapoda) from the Pacific Coast of Colombia, with description of a new species and a checklist of eastern pacific species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105(2): 343-358.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Alvarez-Leon, R. 1992. Crustáceos decápodos del Pacífico Colombiano: lista de especies y consideraciones zoogeográficas. Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas de Punta de Betφn, 21: 33-76.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Ramos, G. E. 1992. A collection of Thalassinidea from the Pacific coast of Colombia, with a checklist of the eastern Pacific species (Crustacea: Decapoda). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105(2): 343-358.

Lemaitre, Rafael and McLaughlin, Patsy A. 1992. Descriptions of megalopa and juveniles of Sympagurus dimorphus (Studer, 1883), with an account of the Parapaguridae (Crustacea: Anomura: Paguroidea) from Antarctic and Subantarctic waters. Journal of Natural History, 26: 745-768.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1991. To the Memory of Gilbert L Voss: Portunus vossi, a rare new species of swimming crab (Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) from the west coast of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science, 49(1-2): 546-551.

Lemaitre, Rafael and de, S. 1991. Lepidophthalmus sinuensis: A new species of ghost shrimp (Decapoda: Thalassinidea: Callianassidae) of importance to the commercial culture of penaeid shrimps on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, with observations on its ecology. Fishery Bulletin, 89: 623-630.

Ramos, G. E. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1991. Review of: Henry von Prahl (1948-1989). Journal of Crustacean Biology, : 473-476.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1990. A review of the eastern Atlantic species of the family Parapaguridae (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguroidea). Journal of Natural History, 24: 219-240.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1989. Revision of the genus Parapagurus (Anomura, Paguroidea, Parapaguridae), including redescriptions of the western Atlantic species. Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden), 253: 1-106.

Lemaitre, Rafael and Gore, Robert H. 1988. Redescription, ecological observations, and distribution of the caridean shrimp Plesionika escatilis (Stimpson, 1860) (Decapoda, Pandalidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 101(2): 382-390.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1987. Review of: Crabs of Cape Cod. 1986. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Natural History series No. 3, 80 pp. Estuaries, : 351

Lemaitre, Rafael 1987. Review of: A Field Guide to Caribbean Reef Invertebrates. 1986. E. J. Brill, Leiden, 112 pp. Sea Frontiers, : 312-313.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1986. Western Atlantic species of the Parapagurus pilosimanus complex (Anomura, Paguroidea, Parapaguridae): description of a new species and morphological variations. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 6(3): 525-542.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1984. Decapod crustaceans from Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, with notes on their zoogeographic affinities. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 4(3): 425-447.

McLaughlin, Patsy A., Treat, S. A., Thorhaug, A. and Lemaitre, Rafael 1983. A restored seagrass (Thalassia) bed and its animal community. Environmental Conservation, 10: 247-254.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1982. The Provenzanoi group of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Paguridea) in the western Atlantic. Part II Pagurus gymnodactylus, a new species from the Gulf of Mexico and a comparison with Pagurus annulipes (Stimpson). Bulletin of Marine Science, 32(3): 656-663.

Lemaitre, Rafael, McLaughlin, Patsy A. and Garcia-Gomez, J. 1982. The Provenzanoi group of hermit crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Paguridea) in the western Atlantic. Part IV A review of the group, with notes on variations and abnormalities. Bulletin of Marine Science, 32: 670-701.

Lemaitre, Rafael 1981. Shallow-water crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura) collected in the southern Caribbean near Cartagena, Colombia. Bulletin of Marine Science, 31(2): 234-266.

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