A new locality and phylogeny of the stygobitic Typhlatya shrimps for the Yucatan Peninsula

Luis Espinasa -  Efraín M. Chávez Solís - Maite Mascaró - Carlos Rosas - Nuno Simoes - Gregory Violette

Typhlatya is a genus of small, stygobitic shrimp in the family Atyidae. Species in this genus are found in subterranean anchialine habitats, and they span salt, brackish and fresh waters. None have been reported in the open sea (Botello et al. 2013).