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Hoffmann, C.K., 1874. Crustacés et Echinodermes de Madagascar et de l'île de la Réunion. In: Pollen, F.P.L. et D.C. van Dam, Recherches sur la faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendances d'après les découvertes de François, 5(2): 1-58, pls 1-10.

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