General: Species in this genus do not have pigmented eyes. Multiple species of Munidopsis have been identified along the Pacific coast; these may not be distinguishable on video.
Habitat description: Benthic, mostly soft sediment.
Consulting taxonomist: Mary Wicksten, Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Jones, W.J. and E. Macpherson (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the East Pacific squat lobsters of the genus Munidopsis (Decapoda: Galatheidae) with the descriptions of seven new species. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 27: 477-50.
Citation: Munidopsis (unknown) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Munidopsis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-15.