Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 465–466 | Cite as

Going for the stars: extending the host record for the reef-dwelling Emperor shrimp, Periclimenes imperator (Pontoniinae)

  • Charles H. J. M. Fransen
  • Bert W. Hoeksema


Coral Reef Bivalve Mollusc Museum Collection Host Record Gastropod Species 
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We thank three anonymous reviewers for helpful suggestions, which were used to improve the manuscript.


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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles H. J. M. Fransen
    • 1
  • Bert W. Hoeksema
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Marine ZoologyNaturalis Biodiversity CenterLeidenThe Netherlands

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