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Taxonomic Details for Lysmata wurdemanni

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumCrustacea
ClassMalacostraca
SubclassEumalacostraca
SuperorderEucarida
OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata
InfraorderCaridea
SuperfamilyAlpheoidea
FamilyHippolytidae
GenusLysmata
SpeciesLysmata wurdemanni
Common Name: peppermint shrimp
Authority: (Gibbes, 1850)
Comments: These shrimp belong to the group of 'cleaning shrimp' and are frequently found within the GCE-LTER domain on pilings and docks.
ITIS TSN: 96893   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Lysmata wurdemanni
Peppermint shrimp collected from a hydrographic data sonde

LTER
NSF

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.